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  • George Soros: Media Mogul (Lefty Businessman Spends Millions Funding Journalism)

    08/19/2011 8:23:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | August 15, 2011 | Dan Gainor and Iris Somberg
    On April 8, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headlined a Boston conference on ''media reform.'' She was joined by four other congressmen, a senator, two FCC commissioners, a Nobel laureate and numerous liberal journalists. The 2,500-person event was sponsored by a group called Free Press, one of more than 180 different media-related organizations that receives money from liberal billionaire George Soros. Soros, who first made a name for himself in investing and currency trading, now makes his name in politics and policy. Since the 2004 election, the controversial financier has used his influence and billions to push a laundry list...
  • HOLLYWOOD HILTON BUSH BASH: "Hate Bush" Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday Night

    12/01/2003 7:00:05 AM PST · by Flux Capacitor · 109 replies · 1,125+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 12-1-03 | Matt Drudge
    XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX SUN NOV 30, 2003 20:42:05 ET XXXXX HOLLYWOOD DEMS GATHER FOR 'HATE BUSH' MEETING AT HILTON **Exclusive** Top Hollywood activists and intellectuals are planning to gather this week in Beverly Hills for an event billed as 'Hate Bush,' the DRUDGE REPORT has learned! Laurie David [wife of SEINFELD creator Larry David] has sent out invites to the planned Tuesday evening meeting at the Hilton with the bold heading: 'Hate Bush 12/2 - Event' The message reads: "This is the most important meeting you can attend to prevent the advancement of the current extremist right wing agenda....
  • US senator and filmmaker open campaign against Fox News Channel

    08/23/2007 1:40:45 PM PDT · by Baladas · 18 replies · 716+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | August 22, 2007 | The Associated Press
    MONTPELIER, Vermont: Condemning the Fox News Channel as a warmonger that is agitating for a U.S. attack on Iran, documentary filmmaker Robert Greenwald and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders announced an "online viral video campaign" Wednesday calling on television news organizations "not to follow Fox down the road to war again." Greenwald, the director behind "Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism" and "Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price," has compiled a new three-minute video that mashes clips from Fox's coverage of the 2003 invasion of Iraq and its aftermath with recent coverage of possible U.S. military action against Iran. The...
  • Documentary Slams U.S. Companies Working in Iraq

    09/05/2006 5:01:03 PM PDT · by Cagey · 7 replies · 692+ views
    ABC NEWS ^ | 9-5-06 | DAN HARRIS
    Sept. 4, 2006 — He's tackled Wal-Mart and Fox News with his scathing documentaries. Now, filmmaker Robert Greenwald is releasing a documentary which argues that private companies helping to fight the war in Iraq don't have the nation's best interests in mind. "Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers" debuts in limited release this week, and presents an assault on companies that provide the kinds of services in Iraq that the military once handled itself, such as supplying food, water and mail delivery for the reconstruction. In the film, former KBR/Halliburton water purification specialist Ben Carter is interviewed and says when...
  • Wal-Mart in duel with damning documentary (Barf alert)

    11/01/2005 4:47:45 PM PST · by proud_yank · 18 replies · 455+ views
    Wal-Mart has made a documentary extolling its own virtues in an effort to counter a damning Robert Greenwald film. Greenwald's Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, was released Tuesday, and opens in cinemas in New York and Los Angeles on Nov. 4. Poster for Robert Greenwald's movie, highly critical of Wal-Mart. Made on a shoestring budget of $1.8 million, it will get limited release in theatres, but in the current age of popular documentaries, Greenwald hopes it will become a cult hit like Michael Moore's critique of General Motors, Roger and Me. In The High Cost of Low Price...
  • Outfoxing the Truth

    07/26/2004 2:54:01 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 7 replies · 735+ views
    FPM ^ | July 23, 2004 | Eric Pfeiffer
    ON SUNDAY NIGHT, liberal activist group organized more than two thousand screenings across the nation for op-ed filmmaker Robert Greenwald's assault on Fox News Channel, Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War On Journalism. The DC Metro area played host to 16 screenings, with some 800 registered attendees. With the end of the Sopranos season, my Sundays have been devoid of mob mentality, so I signed up to join the festivities. Unable to resist the masochistic temptation, I registered for a screening at an indigenous cooperative proclaiming itself the "Peace House." Arriving on the scene, I was greeted by a large German...