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Independent Intervention (2006)

Not Rated | | Documentary, War | 8 April 2006 (USA)
Arguing for the need of an independent media, Tonje Hessen Schei examines the US media's covering of the war in Iraqi.




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Arguing for the need of an independent media, Tonje Hessen Schei examines the US media's covering of the war in Iraqi.

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INDEPENDENT INTERVENTION is an award-winning documentary contrasting the mass media's coverage of the invasion of Iraq with independent reports of the brutal realities on the ground.


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Focuses on the human cost of the Iraq War to contrast corporate-controlled media coverage with independent media.
31 December 2008 | by (Oakland, CA) – See all my reviews

Independent Intervention is an award-winning documentary about United States media coverage of the conflict in Iraq. Focusing on the human costs of war, it contrasts corporate-controlled media coverage of the invasion of Iraq with independent media reports of the brutal realities on the ground.

Through discussions with media experts including Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky, Dahr Jamail, Danny Schechter, David Barsamian, Kalle Lasn, Norman Solomon, and James Zogby, the film investigates important issues and systems that govern today's information flow, and shows how these systems of control reveal themselves during times of political turmoil and war.

Independent Intervention also includes commentary by Howard Zinn, Arundhati Roy, Bill Moyers, Michael Moore, and Jeremy Scahill.

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