I had the honor today of speaking via Skype to the second of a series of conferences titled “100 Global Thinkers in Palestine” organized by the Witness Center for Citizen Rights and Social Development and held in Ramallah.
The first conference in the series was attended via Skype by Noam Chomsky, who spoke on the topic of “After 68 Years: Why Is There No Solution to the Israel-Palestine Conflict?”
The subject of my talk was “The Role of the US Media in the Palestine Conflict“, in which I explained how the media serve to manufacture consent for the US policy of financially, militarily, and diplomatically supporting Israel’s crimes against the Palestinians. I cited a number of case studies clearly illustrating how the media serve this function.
I was told the event would be recorded, so hopefully I’ll be able to post a video later. For now, click here to read my lecture on the media’s role! And please share!