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"The truth behind the right-wing media machine that changed a father--and divided the nation"
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As filmmaker Jen Senko tries to understand the transformation of her father from a non political, life-long Democrat to an angry, Right-Wing fanatic, she uncovers the forces behind the media that changed him completely: a plan by Roger Ailes under Nixon for a media takeover by the GOP, The Powell Memo urging business leaders to influence institutions of public opinion, especially the universities, the media and the courts, and under Reagan, the dismantling of the Fairness Doctrine. This documentary will shine a light on how it happened (and is still happening) and lead to questions about who owns the airwaves, what rights we have as listeners/watchers and what responsibility does our government have to keep the airwaves truly fair, accurate and accountable to the truth.

2016 | 1 hr 30 min | 6.7/10
Cast
Eric Boehlert, David Brock, Noam Chomsky, Jeff Cohen
Director
Jen Senko
Language
English
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Also directed by Jen Senko

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