10 Nov 2012. Talk on disavowal at the Media and the Inner World conference on The role of the Press. Anna Freud Centre.

Less than one in a hundred stories about Sandy made any mention of man made global warming. This gross distortion of what is important, what is the big picture in the news, supports disavowal, a form of denial in which reality is seen but simultaneously minimized to make it seem insignificant. Disavowal’s main function is […]