Censored 2017: The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2015-2016

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Edited by Mickey Huff and Andy Lee Roth

Seven Stories Press

2015, paperback

SKU: 9781609807153

 

The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Featuring the top 25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists across the country and around the world, as well as chapters exploring timely issues from the previous year with more in-depth analysis.

The presentation of the Top 25 stories of 2015-2016 extends the tradition originated by Professor Carl Jensen and his Sonoma State University students in 1976, while reflecting how the expansion of the Project to include affiliate faculty and students from campuses across North America has made the Project even more diverse and robust. During this year’s cycle, Project Censored reviewed 235 Validated Independent News stories (VINs) representing the collective efforts of 221 college students and 33 professors from 18 college and university campuses that participate in the Project Censored affiliate program.

Reviews:

"It is immensely gratifying to be able to congratulate Project Censored on the Fortieth Anniversary of its remarkable achievements, both in bringing to us critically important stories that have had little or no media attention and in engaging young activists who will be able to carry on this very valuable work. A crucial contribution to the hope for a more just and democratic society." - Noam Chomsky

About the Contributors:

Micky Huff is director of Project Censored and serves on the board of the Media Freedom Foundation. He is currently a professor of social science and history at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he is co-chair of the history department. Huff is the co-host, with former Project Censored director Dr. Peter Phillips, of The Project Censored Show, a weekly syndicated public affairs program that originates from KPFA Pacifica Radio in Berkeley, California.

Andy Lee Roth is the associate director of Project Censored. He earned a PhD in Sociology at the University of California-Los Angeles and a BA in Sociology and Anthropology at Haverford College. He teaches sociology at Pomona College and serves on the boards of the Media Freedom Foundation and the Claremont Wildlands Conservancy.

Berkeley-based, NYT bestselling editorial cartoonist Khalil Bendib brings his non-corporate, non-Eurocentric perspective to over 2,000 small and mid-size newspapers across the country, including Arab, Muslim, African American, and progressive publications, and at www.bendib.com.