Media: Embedded in the Spin Cycle...

Posted on February 19, 2005 - 11:16pm :: ISD-World Affairs | Culture
Isaac Baker Feb 15, 2005 | IPS TF! Editorial Comment: The documentary is emerging as a potent but perhaps inadequate antidote to the increasing corporatization of media. It is a well-accepted truism that a "free press" is critical to a functioning democracy, but as discussed in the article below, a new documentary is pointing to biased and uncritical media coverage of the Iraq War as a driving force in shaping public opinion.