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John Pilger: A Nod and a Wink (The use of Conspiracy laws in British ‘justice’)

18 Mar

John Pilger (http://www.johnpilger.com) is a real journalist.
I remember, as a child watching John’s documentaries – certainly helped me understand the world.

From: http://vimeo.com/16962560

The following text is from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_omzLvbLVs

John Richard Pilger (born 9 October 1939) is an Australian journalist and documentary maker, based in London. He has twice won Britain’s Journalist of the Year Award, and his documentaries have received academy awards in Britain and the US.

Since his early years as a war correspondent in Vietnam, Pilger has been a strong critic of Western foreign policy. He is particularly opposed to many aspects of United States foreign policy, which he regards as being driven by an imperialist agenda

John Pilger Filmography:

  • 1970 Vietnam: The Quiet Mutiny
  • 1971 Conversations With a Working Man
  • 1974 Vietnam: Still America’s War, Palestine Is Still The Issue (Part 1), Guilty Until Proven Innocent, Thalidomide: The Ninety-Eight We Forgot, The Most Powerful Politician in America, One British Family
  • 1975 An Unfashionable Tragedy, Nobody’s Children, Mr Nixon’s Secret Legacy, Smashing Kids, To Know Us Is To Love Us, A Nod & A Wink
  • 1976 Pilger in Australia, Zap! The Weapon is Food, Pyramid Lake is Dying, Street of Joy
  • 1977 A Faraway Country, Dismantling A Dream, An Unjustifiable Risk
  • 1978 The Selling of the Sea, Do You Remember Vietnam?
  • 1979 Year Zero: The Silent Death of Cambodia
  • 1980 The Mexicans Cambodia: Year One
  • 1981 Heroes, Island of Dreams
  • 1983 The Truth Game, In Search of Truth in Wartime Nicaragua: A Nation’s Right to Survive
  • 1984 Burp! Pepsi v Coke in The Ice Cold War
  • 1985 The Secret Country: The First Australians Fight Back
  • 1987 Japan Behind the Mask
  • 1988 The Last Dream: Heroes Unsung, The Last Dream: Secrets, The Last Dream: Other People’s Wars
  • 1989 Cambodia: Year Ten Cambodia: Year Ten (updated version)
  • 1990 Cambodia: The Betrayal
  • 1992 War by Other Means
  • 1993 Cambodia: Return to Year Zero
  • 1994 Death of a Nation: The Timor Conspiracy, Flying the Flag, Arming the World
  • 1995 Vietnam: The Last Battle
  • 1996 Inside Burma: Land of Fear
  • 1997 Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect
  • 1998 South Africa: Apartheid Did Not Die Inside Burma: Land of Fear (updated version)
  • 1999 The Timor Conspiracy (updated version) Welcome to Australia
  • 2000 Paying The Price: Killing the Children of Iraq
  • 2001 The New Rulers Of The World
  • 2002 Palestine Is Still The Issue (Part 2)
  • 2003 Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror
  • 2004 Stealing a Nation
  • 2007 The War on Democracy
  • 2010 The War You Don’t See

John Pilger Awards include:

  • Descriptive Writer of the Year (1966)
  • Reporter of the Year (1967)
  • Journalist of the Year (1967)
  • International Reporter of the Year (1970)
  • News Reporter of the Year (1974)
  • Campaigning Journalist of the Year (1977)
  • Journalist of the Year (1979)
  • UN Media Peace Prize, Australia (1979 — 80)
  • UN Media Peace Prize and Gold Medal, Australia (1980 — 81)
  • TV Times Readers’ Award (1979)
  • United Kingdom Academy Award (1990)
  • The George Foster Peabody Award, USA (1990)
  • American Television Academy Award (‘Emmy’) (1991)
  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts — The Richard Dimbleby Award (1991)
  • Reporters Sans Frontiers Award, France (1990)
  • International de Television Geneve Award (1995)
  • The Monismanien Prize, Sweden (2001)
  • The Sophie Prize for Human Rights, Norway (2003)
  • EMMA Media Personality of the Year (2003)
  • Royal Television Society — Best British Documentary for Stealing a Nation (2004)
  • One World Media Awards – TV Documentary Award for his ITV1 film The War on Democracy, on the role of Washington in Latin American politics. (2008)
  • Sydney Peace Prize, Australia (2009)
  • The Grierson Trust Award, UK (2011)
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2 responses to “John Pilger: A Nod and a Wink (The use of Conspiracy laws in British ‘justice’)

  1. tinkerbell

    2012/03/19 at 09:19

    John pilger is the only real journalist that tells the truth! and has the gutts to stand by his convictions,he truely an honourable man.

     

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