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'Wag the Dog'?

... Wag the Dog" 3.1 Wag the Dog "Why does a dog wag its tail? Because the dog is smarter than the tail. If the tail were smarter than the dog, The tail would wag the dog." Journalists are considered the ...

(12 pages) 139 1 5.0 09/Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Unchanging nature of politics-dr. stangelove & wag the dog

... wag the dog." The most disturbing thing about Wag the Dog is that it shows how easy it is to manipulate the public.The "tail" wagging the "dog" symbolises those who control the media, and the "dog ...

(18 pages) 109 0 3.8 19/Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Human faults and weaknesses are satirised through the TV shows 'CNNNN', 'Life Support' and the movie 'Wag the Dog'

... The way, in which the media is depicted, sends the message to the viewers that the media's integrity is questionable. The three texts, ' CNNNN ', 'Life Support' and 'Wag the Dog ...

(8 pages) 51 0 4.5 13/Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Wag the Dog", role of Media.

... the involvement of government, it will lead to the public questioning of the democracy and trust of our government. Wag the Dog not only showed the ...

(2 pages) 40 0 1.7 09/Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The importance of public opinion in the movie "Wag the Dog".

... the public about every events or issues. As in "Wag the Dog", Conrad uses the media to manipulate the public opinion. This movie runs on the ...

(2 pages) 87 1 3.0 30/Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Film Review - "Wag the dog."

... Wag the Dog' is a scandal involving the President of the United States and the efforts of the presidential advisors to distract the people by staging a war with Albania. By using the ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.3 07/Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Wag the Dog" - Film Review.

... The plot of "Wag the Dog" has the President getting into an unrecoverable scandal two weeks before re-election. The President of the ... create the appearance of a war by utilizing the power of the mass media. To excite the American people to the horrors ...

(2 pages) 75 0 5.0 05/Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Telling the truth is often difficult, at times there is a temptation to see it as undesirable" Discuss with reference to Frontline and related texts.

... The power of the media, the government and of the White House is abused because the truth is undesirable, and a lie can change the public truth. In 'Wag the Dog' the ...

(5 pages) 124 0 3.0 09/Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Manipulation Of the Truth by the Powerful

... the story. Thus, by the will of the powerful, the truth goes untold. Misrepresentation of the truth by the powerful is also explored in the feature film Wag the Dog. When the ...

(4 pages) 231 2 5.0 22/May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Politics and film.

... the processes of the media. Wag the dog also shows the "Organizational" filter with De Niro's Charter in general and his spin doctoring. Wag the Dog ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.8 22/Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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