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 Unusual Sources 
 Philip Hammond on Mia Farrow, Blackwater, and Sudan
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 Philip Hammond
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Q. What do Mia Farrow and George Bush have in common?
A. They both enjoy deploying Blackwater abroad.

Philip Hammond, reader in media and communications at London South Bank University, joins us to discuss how celebrities are imposing themselves and their ignorance on Africa.

This interview is related to the article:

Darfur: the dangers of celebrity imperialism

From having talks with Blackwater to trying to fly unmanned aerial vehicles over Darfur, the war-hungry celebrities and activists of the Save Darfur lobby have taken leave of their senses.
by Philip Hammond

http://www.spiked-online.com/index.php?/site/reviewofbooks_article/5852
Philip Hammond is reader in media and communications at London South Bank University, and is the author of Media, War and Postmodernity, published by Routledge in 2007.

He is also a contributor to the Spiked Review of Books.


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