The propaganda battle for our hearts and minds has become increasingly sophisticated. Nowhere has this been demonstrated more clearly than over the war in Syria.
Media that support regime change have peddled falsehoods as facts which have bounced politicians into taking aggressive military action.
So how do we break a vicious cycle that allows the media to facilitate the wanton acts of the military industrial complex?
Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by the former British Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford and founder of Media on Trial, Sheila Coombes.