Shadows of Liberty
April 19, 2014
HotDocs arrived this past weekend — my fave fest of the city pretty much! First up for me was “Shadows of Liberty” — all about how the media, due to its corporate/for-profit ownership, ignores some stories (and pumps others) depending on what that story will do for their profits.
(Somewhat related side note: In the most basic form – far more basic then what the doc content is about – is how I find, and cringe at how, even local Toronto newscasts will make a ‘news story’ out of some crap reality show they’re showing later on that evening. Maybe fill that 5 minutes with real news instead?)