News Frames August 28, 2011Posted 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…’