Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land (2005)

Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land (2005)

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American media coverage of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine goes under the microscope in this activist documentary. In Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land: American Media and the Subversion of Peace, filmmakers Bathsheba Ratzkoff and Sut Jhally use newsreel footage from a variety of American broadcast sources to illustrate their contention that the corporations who control American media act in collusion with Israel to present an image that is biased against the Palestinian cause, through use of certain terminology (Palestinian violence is usually described as an "attack" against Israelis, while Israeli violence is categorized as "retaliation"), by giving a incomplete picture of events in the Middle East, and by ignoring well-documented incidents of Israeli aggression against Palestine. Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land: American Media and the Subversion of Peace includes interviews with Noam Chomsky, Robert Fisk, Seth Ackerman, and Hana Ashrawi.
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Documentary , Special Interest , Television
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Critic Reviews for Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land

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Full Review… | February 22, 2012
Variety
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Full Review… | November 16, 2011
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | August 15, 2007
Time Out
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Full Review… | June 23, 2006
Time Out
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Deserves attention.

Full Review… | March 11, 2005
San Francisco Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land

Whatever you think of the delivery of this message - per other comments, "should be part of a school program" - this is a documentary, what did you expect - infotainment from Fox News!!! this is a serious look at the control of "the message" by the media and their lack of trustworthy reporting - i put this up there with "Orwell turns in his grave". Clinical reporting of facts - and yes the format may not thrill you - but the content should put a chill down your spine!!

Guille Llaves
Guille Llaves

Fantastic dissection of the massive campaign of deception in this country about the reality of the Israeli state. Very informative.

Courtney Smith
Courtney Smith

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