Sunday, November 15, 2009

Framing Reality: Language, Rhetoric, Images, Concepts

(Ongoing archive--comments/suggestions are appreciated)

Carlin, George. Remembering George Carlin (Retrospective archive of the comedian) Dialogic (2008)

Chomsky, Noam. "Propaganda in a Democracy; The Threat of the Public Beast; Welfare State for the Rich; National Interest vs Special Interests." (Notes posted on Dialogic: November 29, 2009)

---. The Noam Chomsky Website. [Analysis of political propaganda, media framing and contested histories.]

---. "On the Basic Role of (Non-Participatory) Sports." Excerpts from and commentary by Barsky, Robert F. The Chomsky Effect a Radical Works Beyond the Ivory Tower. (The MIT Press, 2009)

Christina, Greta. "101 Positions That Won't Spice Your Life Up." Blowfish (November 5, 2009)

---. Atheists and Anger. (October 15, 2007)

College Weekend Workshop. The College Casualty. Posted on Dialogic (November 21, 2009)

Dawkins, Richard. The Greatest Show On Earth. FORA TV (October 7, 2009)

Deluze, Gilles and Felix Guattari. Excerpts from Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia.. trans. Robert Hurley, et al. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1983.

Dick, Philip K. "If You Can Control the Meaning of Words, You Can Control the People Who Use the Words." How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later (1978: posted on Dialogic January 8, 2009)

Gans, Herbert J. "Violence and Poverty: Images and Realities of the 'Underclass'." 21st-C 1.2 (1995)

Goldberg, Michelle. "New Book Examines Christian Nationalism." Fresh Air. (NPR: May 11, 2006)

Greenwald, Robert. Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (Documentary: 2004; revised edtion 2008) [This documentary is available in our library and also online]

Hedges, Chris. "The Truth Alone Will Not Set You Free." Truthdig (June 29, 2009)

Historical Figures/Events/Groups (Archive)

Johnson, Chalmers. "Our Managed Democracy." TruthDig (May 8, 2008)

Kuhn, Gabriel. "Statement on the Controversy at the Anarchist Congress in Berlin." Alpine Anarchist (2009)

Lakoff, George. "Framing 101: How to Take Back Public Discourse." AlterNet (September 8, 2004)

---. "The Republican Nights: Frame by Frame, Word for Word." Media Channel (2004)

Klein, Naomi. Shock Doctrine—The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. (Metropolitan Books, 2007)

---. Lecture on Shock Doctrine—The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. (Video: 2008)

The Language of the War on Terror, Pt. 3 (Archive posted on Dialogic: June 29, 2004)

Lemke, J.J. "Violence and Language: The Signs that Hurt". 21st-C 1.2 (1995)

May, Jon. Excerpt of “The View From the Streets: Geographies of Homelessness in the British Newspaper Press.” Cultural Geography in Practice. Ed. Alison Blunt, et al. Oxford UP, 2003: 23-36.

Media Czech. "Fun at the Creation Museum." Dialogic (May 14, 2008)

Montenegro, Maywa. "Is There a Better Word for Doom?: Six experts discuss the merits of framing climate change, the language that troubles them, and the inherent bias of any chosen word." Seed (May 21, 2009)

Nielsen, Greg M. "Framing Dialogue on Immigration in The New York Times." Aether: The Journal of Media Geography (Spring 2009)

Nisbet, Matthew. "Earth Day's Untold Story: Climate Change and Human Health." Framing Science (April 22, 2010)

---. "Food Inc: Will It Connect the Dots on Food System Problems? Framing Science (June 16, 2009)

---. "Framing and Science Debates." Framing Science (2007)

---. Framing Science. (Weblog: 2006 - Present).

---. "What is Framing?" Framing Science (2007)

"Persuasion Analysis." HUM 120: Introduction to Cultural Studies (Compiled by Michael Benton: April 13, 2009)

Pope, Rob. Excerpt from: "Communication." English Studies Book: An Introduction to Language, Literature, and Culture. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2002: 66-68.

Project Censored (Sonoma State University)

Proust, Marcel. "Art, Perspective and Reality." Dialogic (July 23, 2009)

Revkin, Andrew C. "A Climate (Communication) Crisis?" The New York Times (June 15, 2009)

Rosen, Jay, James Der Derian and Christopher Lydon. "The News About the News." Open Source (March 28, 2008)

Ross, Stephen S. "'Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics': The Seven Deadly Sins." 21st-C 3.3 (Fall 1998)

Shepard, Alicia. "Torturous Wording." On the Media (June 26, 2009)

Tallim, Jane. "Photographic Truth in the Digital Era." Media Awareness Network (2009)

Talvi, Silja J.A. "Race: Time to Give Up on the Four-Letter Word." LiP Magazine (September 4, 2001)

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (Canada: Brett Harvey, 2007)

Virilio, Paul. "Weapons are tools not just of destruction but also of perception..." quote from War and Cinema (Posted on Dialogic: February 13, 2006)

We Want Everything. "Communiqué from an Absent Future." (September 24, 2009)

Wolin, Sheldon. "Myth in the Making." Democracy Incorporated. Princeton University Press, 2008: 4-16.

Wood, Elizabeth and Kiersten F. Latham. "Object Knowledge:Researching Objects in the Museum Experience." Reconstruction 9.1 (2009)

Wright, Dean. "Watching our language: Writing about the financial crisis." Full Disclosure (March 16, 2009)

Zappa, Frank. "On Censorship." Crossfire (CNN: 1986)


Zinn, Howard. The People's History of the United States. (Harper Perennial Modern Classics: 2005)

---. "War and Social Justice." Democracy Now (Text/Audio/Video: January 2, 2009)

Žižek, Slavoj. Excerpt from: “The Spectre of Ideology.” The Žižek Reader. ed. Elizabeth Wright and Edmond Wright. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 1999: 65.

Ruth Shagoury Hubbard: The Truth About Helen Keller (selective framing of historical figures)

Thinking About Culture, Nationalism, War, Empire, Rhetoric and Media (archive)

Myths and Falsehoods About Oil Prices (Economic Framing)

David Brin: "Star Wars" despots vs. "Star Trek" populists (narrative framing)

Philip K. Dick: "If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who use the words" (Science Fiction Author Reflecting on the Framing of Reality)

Cormac Deane: The Embedded Screen and the State of Exception--Counterterrorist Narratives and the War on Terror (Framing in Entertainment Media)

Noam Chomsky and Robert Trivers: On Deceit , Groupthink, Maintaining Credibility, and Denial (Linguistics/Political Science/Evolutionary Biology)

Brent Cunningham: Rethinking Objective Journalism (Columbia Journalism Review)

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