Occupation of the American Mind:Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States

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3pm ET / 12 noon PT

Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world --- except the United Sates.  The film takes an eye-opening look at the pro-Israeli public relations efforts within the U.S and explores how the Israeli government, U.S. government and the pro-Israeli lobby have joined forces to shape American media coverage of the conflict. The film provides analysis is Israel’s battle for the hearts, minds and tax dollars of the American people in the face of international condemnation of the right wing policies.

This event is co-sponsored by Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace and WRITE!, a media monitoring group

Check back for link to register for a moderated Q&A discussion with:

Prof. Sut Jhally - Producer and Executive Director of Media Education Foundation

Phil Weiss - Journalist and Co-Editor at Mondoweiss