Robert McChesney on Hillary Clinton’s Critique of US/Foreign Media & Cuts to US Public Broadcasting


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Published on Mar 7, 2011

DemocracyNow.org – “The United States is in an information war and we are losing that war,” said U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week as she praised Al Jazeera’s dedication to “real news.” To win the war, Clinton called for expanding U.S. propaganda TV and radio broadcasts overseas. At the same time, public broadcasting and community media are under attack in the United States. Last month, the House voted to eliminate all financing for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by the year 2013. Democracy Now! interview Robert McChesney, co-founder of Free Press, and broadcasts highlights from Amy Goodman’s three-day “Don’t Ice Out Public Media” tour in Colorado.

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