In the wake of Bush launching an (illegal) pre-emptive war on the nation of Iraq, the mainstream media has responded with a near black-out of information–only reporting a few distorted facts. Protestors are portrayed as radical, violent fringe groups; impacts of war are ignored or downplayed; facts are misreported, falsified, or unreported.
- Common Dreams: Myths and Facts About the War
- FAIR: In Iraq Crisis, Networks Are Megaphones for Official Views
- ZNet: Pro-war Propaganda Machine – Media Becomes Branch of War Effort
All across the world a variety of protests are occuring against the war. You can get non-corporate coverage on indymedia.org.