Norman Solomon

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Norman Solomon is the founder and executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a "nationwide consortium of public-policy researchers". [1]


According to his FAIR profile, Solomon's "weekly column on media and politics, Media Beat, has been in national syndication since 1992. A longtime associate of FAIR, he has written op-ed articles on media issues for many papers, including the Boston Globe, Washington Post, Newsday, New York Times, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, USA Today and Baltimore Sun. His articles have also appeared in the International Herald Tribune, Canada’s Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and the Jordan Times."

Published Works

  • War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (2005)
  • Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn’t Tell You (co-authored with Reese Erlich)
  • The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media
  • The Trouble With Dilbert: How Corporate Culture Gets the Last Laugh (1997)
  • False Hope: The Politics of Illusion in the Clinton Era (1994)
  • The Power of Babble: The Politician's Dictionary of Buzzwords and Doubletalk for Every Occasion (1992)
  • Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias in News Media (co-authored with Martin A. Lee, 1990)
  • Killing Our Own: The Disaster of America's Experience With Atomic Radiation (1982)
  • Three collections of columns co-written with Jeff Cohen:
  • Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream News (1997)
  • Through the Media Looking Glass (1995)
  • Adventures in Medialand (1993)

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Advisory Council, SEARCH, accessed July 24, 2008.
  2. Team, Humanitad Foundation, accessed January 8, 2009.

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