Direct TV rejects ad about recent Gaza invasion as too “controversial”

By |2019-03-13T15:14:44-04:00February 23rd, 2009|Blog|

Satellite television provider Direct TV’s recent decision to reject an advertisement produced by the advocacy group U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation raises serious questions about the responsibilities of corporate media to permit, if not promote, the free exchange of ideas on important questions of national policy. The advertisement, which asks viewers to contact President Obama and tell him [...]