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NO COUNTRY - The Diet of Illusion (Part 1): The Walter Cronkite Pillow Effigy (TEASER)

April 21, 2021

On this episode, Kris and I begin our discussion of the history of media and advertising’s control over the public consciousness.  We discuss the trajectory of modern news networks, test pattern curses, and the decentralization of journalism vs. tech company censorship.

Show Notes:

Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

The monkey and the ant reference

Lowell Thomas

Curtis Yarvin’s “Cathedral”

“TV’s First Star - Felix the Cat”

Walter Cronkite

William Randolph Hearst

“Profiles in Journalistic Courage”

Studs Terkel

Nicholson Baker’s “Lab Leak” article



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