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Occupation 101

Posted by Dave (The Void) on August 8, 2007

A superb history of the Israeli conquest and occupation of Palestine.

(click here to watch the whole film)


Posted in apartheid, documentary, ethnic cleansing, genocide, history, israel, media, middle east, occupation, palestine, racism, USA, video | 5 Comments »

This Film Is Not Yet Rated

Posted by Dave (The Void) on July 28, 2007

A fascinating look at America’s bizarre and highly secretive film ratings system. (98 mins, 2006)

Posted in censorship, cinema, film, free speech, media, USA, video | Leave a Comment »

War On Science

Posted by michaelgreenwell on July 12, 2007

BBC Horizon programme

related links…

Posted in brainwashing, corporatocracy, creationism, darwin, documentary, film, intelligent design, media, politics, propaganda, religion | Leave a Comment »


Posted by michaelgreenwell on July 9, 2007

Robert Greenwald’s documentary (even if he is part of shows excellently some of the techniques used by todays media.

Posted in brainwashing, capitalism, censorship, corporatocracy, documentary, film, iraq, journalism, media, murdoch, politics, propaganda, TV | 1 Comment »

Freedom Next Time – John Pilger’s Chicago Address

Posted by Dave (The Void) on July 3, 2007

What better way to inaugurate this new blog than with John Pilger’s address (44 mins) to the recent Chicago Socialism Conference? Drawing upon his own vast experience, Pilger pulls no punches in this comprehensive account of how the media helps promote the agenda of Empire, covering up and normalising some of the 20th century’s worst crimes.

Transcript follows:

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Posted in empire, imperialism, iraq, john pilger, journalism, media, propaganda, vietnam, war | 27 Comments »

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Posted by Dave (The Void) on June 1, 2007

In the light of recent media coverage, it’s high time I post this brilliant documentary (74 mins), which I found via a characteristically thorough and well-written article by Heathlander exposing the mendacious anti-Chavez smear campaign.

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Posted in democracy, free speech, hypocrisy, journalism, media, propaganda, venezuela | 1 Comment »

Iraq – The Hidden Story

Posted by Dave (The Void) on February 19, 2007

You’re a journalist in Iraq. You have two choices: court near-certain death on the streets, or stay in custody of the all-powerful occupying forces. In this hardhitting documentary (49 mins), Jon Snow shows how this dilemma, combined with the natural squeamishness of television news, keeps us from ever appreciating the horrors of occupied Iraq.

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Posted in censorship, iraq, journalism, media, news, propaganda, TV, war | 1 Comment »