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WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception

  • Release Date: Jun 17, 2004
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 38 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, Media Studies, Military & War, Social Issues
  • Director:Danny Schechter

Synopsis

Self-described "news dissector" Danny Schechter, who has worked as a producer for a number of major broadcast media outlets (including CNN and ABC News), examines news coverage of the war in Iraq in this activist documentary. In WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception, Schechter explores how the U.S. military and George W. Bush's advisors "stage managed" the Iraq war in order to win a favorable opinion from the public and keep the media's eyes away from issues and situations they found problematic, from using...more

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