Elites Use Media as Tool to Suppress Masses, Manipulate Minds – Chomsky

Sputnik had an exclusive interview with renowned scholar and social justice activist Professor Noam Chomsky, who spoke about current global trends in media.


Chomsky warned that major Western media companies deliberately work to manipulate people’s consciousness and spread propaganda, organizing the habits and opinions of the masses.

Media creates artificial wants, atomizes people and separates them from one another, making sure regular folks don’t disturb political elites. Major media corporations turn people “into isolated atoms of consumption, obedient, having the ‘right’ opinions which don’t bother [political elites],” Chomsky said.

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