Norm Solomon's journalistic experience includes many years of free-lance writing for Pacific News Service and other media outlets, and several reporting visits to the Soviet Union during the mid-1980s. From 1997-2010 he wrote the nationally syndicated weekly colulmn "Media Beat." He is the founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a consortium of policy researchers and analysts and was its executive director from 1997 to 2010. He is co-founder of the national group, which now has more than 400,000 active members. Solomon’s books include "Target Iraq," “Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream News,” “The Trouble With Dilbert: How Corporate Culture Gets the Last Laugh,” “False Hope: The Politics of Illusion in the Clinton Era,” “The Power of Babble: The Politician's Dictionary of Buzzwords and Doubletalk for Every Occasion,” and “Killing Our Own: The Disaster of America's Experience With Atomic Radiation.”

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15 October 1999
        This is a tale of two magazines.

        One of them has more than 100 colorful pages of ads packed into each issue. Brand names evoke the very...

08 October 1999
        It's known as advertising, but we may as well call it psychological warfare. Our entire society is a free-fire zone for nonstop commercial assaults....
30 September 1999
        After weeks of bitter partisan wrangling over budget issues, the federal government began its new fiscal year on October 1. Such political...