UK General Election: What are the foreign policy implications?

by Mark Curtis Published in New Internationalist, 18 May 2017 The upcoming election has two key features. One is that voters have a genuine choice for the first time in a generation. But the other is that media disinformation backing current foreign policy and attacking Jeremy Corbyn is so great that the election cannot possibly […]

The mass production of ignorance: The media’s propaganda role

This is an edited extract from Web of Deceit: Britain’s Real Role in the World by Mark Curtis   “The news is not a neutral and natural phenomenon; it is rather the manufactured production of ideology” (Glasgow University Media Group).   As several chapters in this book show, Britain’s mainstream media provide critical support for […]