Conference with panel discussions which explore various aspects of mass media, particularly its role in the Gulf War, South Africa, Central American and Caribbean politics, the political turmoil surrounding the end of the Cold War, Arab-Israeli relations, international information control, the use of disinformation, and its use for propaganda in the United States.
r.1. pt.1. Keynote address / Alexander Cockburn, author of Corruptions of Empire ; pt.2. Panel on media and propaganda : the Gulf War / Lauien Alexander, Dan Hallin, Les Payne, Herbert I. Schiller (66 min.) -- r.2. Panel on media and propaganda, continuted (60 min.) -- r.3. Panel on media and propaganda, conclusion (26 min.).