Peace, Propaganda & The Promised Land

Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land is a 2004 documentary by Sut Jhally and Bathsheba Ratzkoff which—according to the film’s official website—”provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict” and which “analyzes and explains how–through the use of language, framing and context–the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza remains hidden in the news media”. The film argues that the influence of pro-Israel media watchdog groups, such as CAMERA and Honest Reporting, has led to distorted and pro-Israel media reports. It features Noam Chomsky, Robert Jensen, Hanan Ashrawi, Sam Husseini, and Robert Fisk, among others.


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  1. No matter what, other countries try to do against Israel they will never over-run the Jewish people, get rid of the Jewish people or take there land from them…They are GODS chosen people and no man will be able to stand against them. So it is written in Gods word.

    • this is part of the problem. Higher than thou ideology above the rights if mankind. You can’t have a debate with this type if person and therefore you cs can’tn have mutual peace with type of person.

  2. A very interesting perspective of what surly is a complicated issue. I do hope both sides can truly find peace, and that, that time is not in the too distant future. It is very sad to see two peoples living side by side caught in a terrible spiral of mistrust and conflict while being slowly drawn into something otherwise inescapable. Remember we are are all God’s children.

  3. write or spin it anyway you wish. the bible clearly states where the borders of ISRAEL are and the Israelite s are well inside their borders. after enough sudaside bombers and you will build walls and ask questions. they are surrounded by pure hate, yet not one words is being said. home at last and we will stay. write it anyway you wish, we will protect ourselves at all cost needed.
    we answer to GOD alone, even if you do not believe in him it does not make you right. there are literally hundreds of thousands of acres yet they only want ours and we refuse to give up what was given to us by GOD. he being the owner of the entire place called earth.
    yall know they want us dead, yep every last one of us, yet we still stand and this should be a wise mans proof but we find no wise only those who hate and more than willing to kill. you say not one word about murders who murder anyone standing near one of their bombs. they kill their own when not fighting with us, death is their ways today it is us tomorrow it will be you. the anti christ will rise and give them their wishes for a short while, but his time is short and his stay is near.

    his mark of his name will be your proof as you place his mark under you skin. you will cry peace and safety and i will say he is a lair like always. he kills the two sent by GOD and the earth will shake and the end is here. the great judgement and into our final place. forever has begun. seek the truth and it will find you, don’t just believe what is being told but look for yourself. the story is taking place word for word.
    returned to our homeland after thousands of years yet you still question what is true. if not for america we would have already been gone, now that america has turned away the whole world will pay. count the days they are now numbered look for four men, two good and two bad. this is the final act in a well written play. chose with whom you will stand and stand strong. the Jews find Jesus as he truly is, the son of GOD…

    • since your bible already spun it one direction it can’t be spun another? You sound like a child. Your post almost suggests that you did not even watch the film.

  4. A very accurate assessment of the issue.

  5. I hate israel! They must stop there illegal activity’s in the westbank!