Medea discussed how public support of the war in Iraq was largely caused by the steady stream of disinformation that was being broadcast over the popular media. How ironic, she said, that our troops are over on the other side of the world supposedly bringing democracy to another country while we are rapidly losing our own democratic freedoms here at home.
Benjamin goes on to explain that, according to an FCC commissioner that she heard on the radio program "Democracy Now" Thursday morning (May 29, 2003), the FCC has received over 428,000 (four hundred twenty-eight thousand) comments regarding this issue, and that 98% of those were against further relaxation of the FCC's media ownership rules.
Medea Benjamin - Highlights (Small - 6 MB)
Medea Benjamin - Near Complete (Small - 13 MB)
No Hi-res yet, coming soon...email me if you need this NOW.
Audio - Medea Benjamin - Near Complete (MP3 - 6 MB)
Posted by Lisa at June 01, 2003 01:20 PM
This work is dedicated to the
Public Domain. (Take it and run, baby!)