Propaganda and War

Blurring the line between propaganda and news

Media facilitate Iraq propaganda effort

No one wants to know

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Brian De Palma, Nick Broomfield and Paul Haggis have been called traitors and villains, their films branded 'Bin Laden cinema'. They are desperate to tell the truth about what is going on in Iraq. But there seems little appetite for war films right now

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How the press failed on Iraq

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A hard look back at the past five years -- with all its death and destruction and missteps -- reveals that the American media has been sleepwalking through the war.

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Copps pushes for investigation of WHNT-TV outage during 60 Minutes

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‘Technical Difficulty’ Prevented Viewers of WHNT-TV Huntsville, Ala., from Seeing Feb. 24 60 Minutes Story About Alleged Campaign by Karl Rove Against Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman

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Orwell and the limits of clear language

The Price of dumbing down Venezuela

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey