8 September 2011:
• News Frames
– Our new blog, updated daily (almost).
"How the news is framed, and how it
affects your brain". You can
also follow News Frames on Twitter
to get notifications of updates.
bulletins latest updates:
John Pilger's "leaked" emails, £29
billion paid by workers to their employers in
unpaid overtime, and more....
New entry: a recommendation for a fascinating
new blog titled Overweening Generalist,
plus some 'grumpy old man' stuff on the general
stupidity of the internet.
• New Rant –
Dissident cop-out on privacy. Some
activist groups are not setting a good example
when it comes to respecting the privacy of others.
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Other recent updates/additions:
– Down-to-earth reasons to favour philosophical
Hell Our new media website
is now online. It's like Anxiety Culture,
but more focused on media. Includes a discussion
misleading crime headlines We noticed
a pattern of crime misreporting on BBC News
Online a consistent cherry-picking
of "rises" in crime (which often weren't
rises at all).
positive thinking The type of positive
thinking that needn't upset pessimists.
Complaint to BBC
The BBC upholds our complaint about its
scaremongering and erroneous crime reporting.
• Everything They Told
You is Wrong A new ebook (208 pages),
by Anxiety Culture editor Brian Dean.
This is now available to download, together
with The Lazy Persons Guide to Power
and PDF versions of the original Anxiety
Culture magazine (back issues 1-3). All
we ask is a small online donation to help us
keep the site running.
Empire of Emotion Part 2
Continuing the "Control Systems" series
article. See Part 1 here