Just watched Pilger’s The War You Don’t See

It’s a powerful indictment of journalists keen to sell war. Many reporters and officials admit they were propagandists for conflict and occupation, defending the state to get close to power and good access. Pilger weaves devastation of Iraq/Afghanistan/Palestine with reporters who embed with the state to sell the message. Little shame there. New interview with Julian Assange talking about Wikileaks and why the media is often failing to hold the powerful to account. Whistle-blowing websites have to fill the void.

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