What do we really know about the media? Are we aware of its impact on our thoughts and behaviors? Do we ever question what we see on news? What about their accuracy?

“If you want to understand the society, then maybe avoid the news”

We live in an era where we are overwhelmed with a flood of information. Stuart Hall (1932-2014), also known as the ‘Godfather of Multiculturalism’, explains how these sources of information serve the powerful interests and individuals who own them, how race, gender and class are reflected in the media and gives us the tools to understand how representation is always imbued with ideology – and how to subvert it.

Source: Al Jazeera English

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