5 thoughts on “Inventing Reality

  1. I’m only half way through this book and already it’s one of the most concise and penetrating critiques of the Mass Media in America that I’ve ever read. As someone who works in the business, Parenti’s analysis of distortions, ideology, omissions and power of the Media in our lives is an essential read. Be prepared to cancel your cable…

  2. Exposes media bias, how economic power leads to cultural hegemony and ideological monopoly. Michael Parenti is one of the best antidotes to media misinformation.

  3. This book was required reading for a class I am taking. The book makes compelling arguments that the media invents reality to support the conservative establishment; not the liberal view as many conservatives argue. I would recommend reading the book, especially if you think the media is liberal. You will find a great deal of evidence to the contrary in this book. The book was published in 1992 and discusses media distortions up to that time. Today, people can find nearly anything they want to h

  4. A great book about media influence on people’s perspective, with all controls it gets from government, media owner, etc. How our mind could easily be manipulate for the sake of few people’s benefit. Nice read.

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