Sirota’s Wash Post Report on the Hollywood-Pentagon Connection
On the 25th anniversary of the release of “Top Gun,” Sirota published an article in the Sunday Washington Post looking at how the Pentagon uses taxpayer money to subsidize pro-war propaganda. The piece draws on research from Sirota’s recent book, “Back to Our Future.” Click here to read the full Washington Post article.
Following the Washington Post piece, Sirota appeared on WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show to discuss his reporting. Click here to listen to the interview.
The Washington Post piece followed Sirota’s earlier report on the subject for the San Francisco Chronicle. Click here to read that previous reporting.
Sirota’s WritingSirota has written three books and currently publishes a weekly column for Creators Syndicate that appears in newspapers throughout the country. Additionally, he writes articles which have been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, Wired.com, Salon, The Nation and In These Times. He also contributes regularly to The Huffington Post. Though he loves writing, he sometimes must abruptly throw himself in the shower to get his brain focused on completing a fully formed sentence.