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Program Information
 New World Notes 
 Second of 3 parts
 Weekly Program
 Sut Jhally
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
An engaging and insightful documentary on corporate-sponsored advertising in the 21st century. It explores advertising's ubiquity; its insidiousness; its devastating social, psychological, and environmental effects--and its role in perpetuating the most harmful aspects of corporate capitalism.

Part 2 focuses on the genuine human needs that advertising addresses--needs for community, love, respect, friendship, leisure, security--and advertising's false promise that buying consumer goods will fulfill these needs, (Cont'd...)
The film then turns to the devastating psychological. financial, and environmental effects of the excessive consumption that advertising promotes.

The video documentary was produced by the Media Education Foundation (2017) and narrated by communications scholar Sut Jhally. Adapted to radio, and with an introduction, by KD.

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "double-secret probation") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
This installment is available--in MP3 and other formats--also on The Internet Archive ( The page with the download links is here:

New World Notes's Web site has no advertising--only information, photos, interesting links, and a free archive of past shows. . Also, has each show from May 2008.

SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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