- Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky. 1988. Manufacturing Consent. New York: Pantheon Books. (Chapter 1, ‘A propaganda model,’ pp 1-35) In Blackboard.
- Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips. 2010. Fear and Favor: Hidden interference in the newsroom. Pp 211-19 in Censored 2011 (Huff and Phillips, editors). NY: Seven Stories Press.
- From the documentary Manufacturing Consent (Noam Chomsky on ownership filtering, watch from 33:00 – 46:00)
- Scene from the movie Network (the out-of-control-but-wildly-popular anchor is criticizing the network’s deal with a Saudi firm; the CEO ‘invites‘ him to HQ)
- From the documentary The Corporation (‘unsettling accounts‘–excellent example of advertising and ownership filters)
- Source filtering and the ‘General’s revolt‘ (using ‘message force multipliers’ and source filtering).
- Flak filter
- (these commercials (second) commissioned by the Competitive Enterprise Institute aired immediately after the release of Al Gore’s film, ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ on behalf of some of their corporate sponsors);
- Here’s the double flak–CNN takes on Michael Moore’s documentary on health care, Sicko, and Michael Moore takes on CNN (Moore’s rant was ‘inspired‘ by CNN’s ‘health care expert/TV doctor,’ Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who the Obama Administration considered for Surgeon General).
- From the documentary Manufacturing Consent (example of anti-communist filter)