Media Disinformation and “Manufactured Dissent”

Interview with Michel Chossudovsky

chossudovskyJames Tracy is joined by Michel Chossudovsky, award-winning author and editor of Global Research. Together they discuss the phenomenon of manufactured dissent, contemporary independent news media , and the prospects for challenging corporate media disinformation, American imperialism, and the New World Order.

Chossudovsky received his doctorate in economics from the University of North Carolina. He is Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Ottawa, Founder and Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) and Editor of Global Research.ca. Based in Montreal, Global Research is one of the most well-known alternative news outlets in the world.

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Dr. Chossudovsky’s writings have been translated into more than twenty languages. He is the author of The Globalization of Poverty and The New World Order (2003), America’s “War on Terrorism” (2005), and Towards a World War III Scenario: The Dangers of Nuclear War (2011). Chossudovsky is a regular commentator on economic and geopolitical issues in various news media throughout the world.


About the author:

James F. Tracy was a tenured Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at Florida Atlantic University from 2002 to 2016. He was fired by FAU ostensibly for violating the university's policies imposed on the free speech rights of faculty. Tracy has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the university, with trial set to begin November 27, 2017. Tracy received his PhD from University of Iowa. His work on media history, politics and culture has appeared in a wide variety of academic journals, edited volumes, and alternative news and opinion outlets. Additional information is available at MemoryHoleBlog.com, TracyLegalDefense.org, and jamesftracy.wordpress.com.

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