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19 November 2004 (UK) See more »
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A documentary analyzing the role of the modern American media and its effects on democracy. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Charles Lewis ... Founder of the Center for Public Integrity
Robert McChesney ... Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mark Crispin Miller ... Author, Professor, New York University
Bernie Sanders ... Congressman from Vermont
Danny Schechter ... Author
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Vincent Bugliosi ... Attorney, Author
Jeff Cohen ... Himself - Founder of FAIR
Dennis Kucinich ... Himself
Mark Lloyd ... Visiting Professor M.I.T.

Michael Moore ... Himself
John Nichols ... Himself
Greg Palast ... Reporter

Tim Robbins ... Himself (archive footage)

Helen Thomas ... Herself

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Robert Kane Pappas 
 
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Tom Blackburn 
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Robert Kane Pappas .... producer
 
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J. Alan Hostetter  (as Alan Hostetter)
Robert Kane Pappas 
 
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Robert Kane Pappas 
 

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USA:84 min | Argentina:103 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
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title card:CBS News killed the story on the basis of a denial by Governor Jeb Bush, who was the TARGET of the allegations.See more »

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34 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
Better then others of its kind, 22 September 2004
Author: zstern from san diego, ca

This movie surpassed my expectations. More straight forward documentary style so it is not as "entertaining" as some others but for those interested in the collapse of our democracy in recent years this is a must see. More disturbing then Far. 9/11 or murdochs war on journalism. This movie contained more new stories then did either of the other movies. Makes you not want to even watch TV anymore. It is well worth the 30 bucks that I spent. Its one of those things where you know in a limited way the things that are going on but to see them presented all in one place at one time is thought provoking to say the least. It also really is a movie that the media would not want you to see as evidenced by the statistics presented in the movie. Buy it, watch it then give it to everyone you know.

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