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Book Passage

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51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
(415) 927-0960 https://www.bookpassage.com

October 2019

United States of Distraction

October 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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The role of news media in a free society is to investigate, inform, and provide a crucial check on political power. But does it? It's no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few, not to empower the many. As a result, people are increasingly immersed in an information system structured to reinforce their social biases and market to their buying preferences. Journalism's essential role has been drastically compromised, and Donald Trump's repeated…

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