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Freedom to Broadcast Hate

Freedom to Broadcast Hate

Sectarian violence is ripping the Mid-East apart. The two sects of Islam, Sunni and Shia, are fighting against each other in Syria and Iraq. Tensions are rising across the region, but what's provoking this wave of violence? This documentary investigates the TV channels that fan the flames...

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7.33

The Whole World Is Watching

The Whole World Is Watching

If George Holliday, a 31-year-old plumbing contractor living in Lake View Terrace, Los Angeles, had not taken his camera outside to capture one footage, the beating of Rodney King, one of the most remembered human-rights atrocities of the 20th century may have gone completely unnoticed except by...

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8.76

Fiefdom of Speech

Fiefdom of Speech

The right to freedom of expression is recognized as a human right under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recognized in international human rights law in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Article 19 of that states that everyone shall have...

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7.50

John Pilger: Real Journalism

John Pilger: Real Journalism

John Richard Pilger is an Australian journalist based in London. Since his early years as a war correspondent in Vietnam, Pilger has been a strong critic of American, Australian and British foreign policy, which he considers to be driven by an imperialist agenda. Pilger has also criticized...

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9.00

The Mean World Syndrome

The Mean World Syndrome

For years, debates have raged among scholars, politicians, and concerned parents about the effects of media violence on viewers. Too often these debates have descended into simplistic battles between those who claim that media messages directly cause violence and those who argue that activists exaggerate the impact...

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5.50

2012 Vimeo Award Winners

2012 Vimeo Award Winners

Vimeo announced the winners of this year's Vimeo Festival + Awards at a packed house at NYU’s Skirball Center. The 2012 Vimeo Festival + Awards show celebrated the world’s most creative online film and video. This year, the Awards received 14,567 entries from 147 countries around the...

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8.00

Tabloids, Tories and Telephone Hacking

Tabloids, Tories and Telephone Hacking

Dispatches examines allegations that during Andy Coulson's time as editor of News of the World, phone hacking was a routine practice at the paper and carried out with his knowledge. Political journalist Peter Oborne investigates the paper's working relationship with the police and claims of undue influence...

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7.00

PsyWar

PsyWar

This film explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy and the relationship between war, propaganda and class. Includes original interviews with a number of dissident scholars including Noam Chomsky, Howard...

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8.87

Starsuckers

Starsuckers

Starsuckers is a feature documentary about the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction to fame and blows the lid on the corporations and individuals who profit from it. Made completely independently over 2 years in secret, the film journeys through the...

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8.55

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

The Daily Mirror was the best of them. It was a tabloid when tabloids still meant a peoples' paper that respected its' readers and earned their trust and affection...This film is a personal tribute, but it's also the story of what happened to the once popular Mirror. How the reporting of the...

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