• 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…” [Lakoff; Whose Freedom, p257]
Who are we?
News Frames is written by Brian Dean, creator of Media Hell, NSPCO & Anxiety Culture (which was praised by the Guardian as “A witty, alternative look at the working character of contemporary society”, and by the BBC as “An upbeat, positive read… can’t recommend it too strongly”). Brian has written regular columns for the Guardian newspaper, The Idler and Sleaze magazine. He’s also been published in the Independent newspaper, The Irish Independent, The Big Issue, Alternative Press Review, In Business and others.
News Frames is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/NewsFrames
WARNING!: Reading rightwing tabloid newspapers can damage your brain and make you chronically angry. Always bear in mind the advice of Robert Anton Wilson: “You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you”.
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