27, 7 to 9 p.m. -, Ithan and Lancaster Avenues,
Coalition to Hold Seminar on the Role of the Media in
Promoting the Invasion of Iran.
"Media Service in War
Propaganda: It's Roots
and Effects Iraq, Iran and Beyond," the program will include
excerpts from Bill Moyers' Buying the War, a presentation by
Herman, PhD., and a "questions from the audience"
acclaimed PBS video Buying the War describes
how the media failed to challenge government liars and served
for a fraudulent war. Dr. Herman is Professor
Emeritus at the Wharton School of the University of PA and has
written extensively on media
analysis. He is the author of 22 books including
with Noam Chomsky.
There is free parking
available in the main University lot on the South side of
Lancaster Avenue, just across the street
from Bartley Hall.
Mawr Peace Coalition holds meetings at the
Ludington Library in Bryn Mawr, preceded by a half hour vigil, from
6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on
the first Monday of each month. All are welcome to
join the vigil and
attend the meetings.
~ CONTACT: Karen
(610) 525-3784 or at her email
Second ad on event -
Service in War Propaganda
Roots and Effects -- Iraq, Iran
March 27Rm 1011 Bartley HallVillanova
and Lancaster AvenuesVillanova,
from Bill Moyers' Buying
by Edward S. Herman, PhD
parking in the main lot on the South side of Lancaster
across from Bartley Hall.
Karen Barton at (610) 525-3784 or send e-mail to
email@example.com for more information.
by the Bryn Mawr Peace Coalition, Villanovans for Peace and VillanovaUniversity Peace
and Justice Education and Amnesty International.
Co-sponsors include the Main Line Peace
Network, PennAction, Main Line Citizens
for Impeachment (a chapter of C for PA), the Bryn Mawr
and King of Prussia
Councils of MoveOn, the Main Line Unitarian Church Peace and
Grannies Peace Brigade Philadelphia, Central Baptist ChurchPeacemakers, Bryn Mawr College One World and
Students for a Democratic Society, Lower Merion Citizens to End the War
and United for Peace and Justice.
Herman is Professor Emeritus at the WhartonSchool of the University of PA and is
the co-authoror Manufacturing
the War is a
point-by-point explanation of how the media failed
the public en route to the war in Iraq. The
media did not challenge government liars and
served as cheerleaders for a fraudulent war. A veil of distortion,
and half truths obscured reality.White
House spin was presented as news.
questions remain: How and why did the press buy it, and what does it
the role of journalists in helping the public sort out fact from