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News Frames August 28, 2011

Posted by dissident93 in Media Criticism.

Here’s a new website that looks very promising: News Frames (“How the news is framed, and how it affects your brain…”).

From their ‘About’ page:

News Frames attempts to decode the headlines – in terms of frames and metaphors.

Frequent (often daily) updates, emphasis on UK newspapers.

Why? To quote George Lakoff:

‘Beyond the political work is the cognitive work – working with your own mind. This requires changing your brain, thinking in ways you have never thought before, understanding what you have not previously understood…’

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