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Peace, propaganda, & the promised land

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Alternate title:Peace, propaganda, and the promised land
U.S. media & the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Summary:This documentary contends that the foreign policy interests of American political elites, working in combination with Israeli public relations strategies, exercise a powerful influence over news reporting about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Combines U.S. and British television news footage with observations from analysts, journalists, and political activists. Examines the factors that have distorted the United States' media coverage and, in turn, American public opinion.
Description:Interviews with: Hanan Ashrawi, Noam Chomsky, Robert Fisk, Sut Jhally, Michael Lerner, Alisa Solomon, Lorraine Ali, Dennis Bernstein, Noura Erakat, Ned Hanauer, Eyad Kishawi, Elias Rashmawi, Jason Vest, Alison Weir, and others. Contents: American media : occupied territory -- Hidden occupation -- Invisible colonization -- Violence in a vacuum -- Defining who is newsworthy -- Myth of U.S. neutrality -- Myth of the generous offer -- Marginalized voices -- Is peace possible?
Creator:Jhally, Sut
Ratzkoff, Bathsheba
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993- -- Public opinion
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993- -- Press coverage
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1973-1993 -- Public opinion
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1973-1993 -- Press coverage
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Israel
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States
Mass media -- Political aspects -- England
Television broadcasting of news -- Objectivity -- Israel
Television broadcasting of news -- Objectivity -- United States
Television broadcasting of news -- Objectivity -- England
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:War, Military
Broadcasting, Communications
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:War and International Conflicts
Government, Law, Politics
TV, Film
Collection:Films@UM
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