Media - 2

2010 , Media 9 Comments

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...

8.20

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...

8.64

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...

8.07

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....

8.42

Weapons of Mass Deception

Weapons of Mass Deception

WMD, a 100 minute non-fiction film, explores this story with the findings of a gutsy, media insider-turned-outsider, former network journalist, Danny Schechter, who is one of America's most prolific media critics. Schechter says he "self-embedded" himself in his living...

8.45
2003 , Media 8 Comments

Independent Media in a Time of War

Independent Media in a Time of War

Part scathing critique, part call to action, Independent Media In A Time Of War is a hard-hitting new documentary by the Hudson Mohawk Independent Media Center. This film is composed of a speech given by Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! illustrated by clips of...

8.62

On Piracy and the Future of Media

On Piracy And The Future Of Media

Each day, millions of youths from Canada and around the world download music and movies off of the Internet. This epidemic of unauthorized downloading has been cited by the record and film industries as being the prime cause for billions in losses. Politicians have...

7.00

The Truth According To Wikipedia

The Truth According To Wikipedia

Google or Wikipedia? Those of us who search online - and who doesn't? - are getting referred more and more to Wikipedia. For the past two years, this free online encyclopedia of the people has been topping the lists of the world's most popular websites. But do we...

7.82