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The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the news that didn’t make the news and why.

The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the news that didn’t make the news and why.
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New York, NY

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The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the news that didn’t make the news and why.

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English

Contact:

P.O. Box 571 Cotati, CA 94931 707-874-2695


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Project Censored - 02.20.18

2/20/2018
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In 1988 Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky published their influential work, “Manufacturing Consent.” One of the book’s features was the introduction of the ‘propaganda model,’ the Herman/Chomsky analysis of how powerful institutions shape news reporting to serve their interests. In this Project Censored Show, media scholar Rob Williams suggests how the propaganda model can be adapted and updated to address modern online media. [...]

Duration:00:58:56

Project Censored - 02.13.18

2/13/2018
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Mickey and Peter devote this week’s show to discussions about the media, including both critiques of corporate media and a briefing on the latest work from Project Censored. Their first guest, Rob Williams, speaks about fighting corporate fake news, and introduces his suggested additions to the ‘propaganda model’ set forth by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman in 1988’s “Manufacturing Consent.” Then Telesur contributor Abby Martin explains the corporate media’s gross misrepresentations of...

Duration:00:59:00

Project Censored - 02.06.18

2/6/2018
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On this Project Censored show, the topic is immigration policy and higher education. Specifically, Nolan and Nick take a look at the DACA controversy, and how it is being reported on in the corporate media. This show also features a discussion with college student activists about these and related issues. As well, there’s a discussion of the corporate press and its credibility regarding the Trump administration. the Project Censored Show:

Duration:00:59:05

Project Censored - 01.30.18

1/30/2018
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Long-time Honduras-solidarity activist Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle is the first guest on this weeks show; he provides updates on the suppression of popular dissent in Honduras in the aftermath of last year’s corrupted election, and the pervasive power of a tiny US-backed ruling elite. For the second segment of the program, Portland-area high-school teacher Ursula Wolfe-Rocca is the guest; drawing on examples ranging from MLK and COINTELPRO to todays Black Lives Matter movement, she explains...

Duration:00:59:02

Project Censored - 01.23.18

1/24/2018
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To open the show, Mickey welcomes back artist/writer/activist Eleanor Goldfield. They address a range of issues being ignored or slighted in corporate media. In the second half, investigative journalist Kevin Gosztola is the guest; he explains the goals of his current project, www.shadowproof.com. Notes:

Duration:00:58:56

Project Censored - 01.09.18

1/9/2018
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In the first half of the show, Mickey and Peter speak with three student researchers at San Francisco State University, and their faculty advisor, about their current Project Censored research, and about innovative new approaches to journalism itself. Then Chase Palmieri of Tribeworthy.com makes a return visit to the show, to offer an update on Tribeworthy’s progress.

Duration:00:58:22

Project Censored - 01.02.18

1/2/2018
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On this special edition of the Project Censored Show, the co-editors of Poets Reading the News spend the hour looking back at some of the most important news stories of 2017, expressed via poetry. Elle Aviv Newton and Jenna Spagnolo present a dozen poems, each read by its author, addressing issues from gun violence to opiod deaths to global warming. Notes:

Duration:00:58:54

Project Censored - 12.26.17

12/26/2017
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This week, we present a speech delivered in April by the Project Censored Show’s co-host Mickey Huff. His topic was “Critical Media Literacy: the Antidote to Fake News.” He spoke at Sonoma State University, as one of the campus’s Social Justice Week events. Mickey Huff is director of Project Censored, co-host of the Project Censored radio program, and co-chair of the History department at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay area.

Duration:00:58:52

Project Censored - 12.19.17

12/19/2017
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Authors Peter Dale Scott and David Talbot join Mickey for a discussion of the now-popular phrase “deep state,” and its implications. They also share their thoughts on the best way forward for the left in the Trump era. Peter Dale Scott is a retired diplomat and prolific author on politics and history; among his books are “Deep Politics and the Death of JFK,” and “Drugs, Oil and War.” David Talbot is the founder of Salon.com, and now a columnist for [...]

Duration:00:59:00

Project Censored - 12.12.17

12/12/2017
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Mickey’s first guest is the multitalented Eleanor Goldfield. An artist, writer and social activist, she explains the connections between art and activism, as well as some of the many campaigns she’s involved with, including net neutrality, pipeline safety, and alternative energy. In the second half of the show, Project Censored associate director Andy Lee Roth joins Mickey for a discussion about the political history of “fake news.” They also summarize some of the stories in Censored...

Duration:00:58:59

Project Censored - 12.05.17

12/5/2017
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For the first segment of the show, Mickey and Michael speak with independent journalist Dave Lindorff. In a recent Salon.com article, Lindorff contends that corporate-media denunciations of “fake news” are also intended to undermine the credibility of non-corporate alternative media. Then Nolan Higdon joins the show as a guest, for a discussion of how to teach media literacy, despite neoliberal education doctines that deemphasize critical thinking and civic participation.

Duration:00:58:45

Project Censored - 11.28.17

11/28/2017
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As President Trump tries to undo the DACA program, Nolan and Nicholas speak with two young adults who were able to stay in the U.S. under DACA, but now face the possibility of deportation. Also [...]

Duration:00:58:49

Project Censored - 11.21.17

11/21/2017
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The first guest, documentary producer Robbie Leppzer, discusses his latest work, Power Struggle. It’s an account of the grassroots campaign to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, and the problems that remain after the plant’s closure. Next, nuclear-power critics Arnie and Maggie Gunderson return to Project Censored to explain some of the continuing hazards facing Fukushima, Japan, years after the meltdown there. Finally, Poets Reading the News make

Duration:00:57:40

Project Censored - 11.14.17

11/14/2017
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Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with author Carol Anderson. Her latest book, “White Rage,” chronicles the history of white resistance and obstruction to African-American equality, from the Reconstruction period to modern times. Notes: Carol Anderson is Professor of African-American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. Her previous works include “Eyes Off the Prize” and “Bourgeois Radicals.”

Duration:00:59:00

Project Censored - 11.07.17

11/7/2017
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For the first half of the show, Mickey’s guests are Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil Bendib, co-authors of the new book Verax (’truth-teller’). A nonfiction graphic ‘novel,’ Verax examines the US electronic-surveillance programs, and the whistleblowers who exposed them. Then, in the wake of the latest sexual-harassment scandals in Hollywood, media scholar Julie Frechette joins the show for a discussion of the #MeToo campaign, and how corporate media portrays issues of sexual harassment and...

Duration:00:58:59

Project Censored - 10.31.17

10/31/2017
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For the first half of the program, Mickey speaks with Rachel Jollie of Index on Censorship, who explains the vital role of radio in breaking through governments’ attempts to control the flow of information. Next, Michael Levitin interviews Anna Callahan with The Incorruptibles, about recruiting and electing authentic grassroots candidates to local office. Finally, Mickey speaks with Elle Aviv Newton of Poets Reading the News, a year-old online newspaper th [...]

Duration:00:58:57

Project Censored - 10.24.17

10/24/2017
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Historian and author Andres Resendez speaks about “the other slavery” — the enslavement of millions of Native Americans from the time of Columbus to the 1900s, a subject often overlooked in history curricula. Resendez spoke in Berkeley, CA in April 2017; Mickey Huff was the host of that event. This program includes Resendez’ speech, and part of the question-and-answer period that followed.

Duration:00:58:58

Project Censored - 10.17.17

10/17/2017
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Mickey and guest co-host Kenn Burrows spend the first half of the program on a discussion of health effects arising from cell-phone technology, and why corporate media are not paying enough heed to these issues. The panel of guests also explain SB649, a California bill that would have removed local authority over the placement of new 5G cell phone transmitters. Later in the program, Project Censored correspondent Michael Levitan speaks with author and TV host Eleanor Goldfield about the...

Duration:00:58:28

Project Censored - 10.10.17

10/10/2017
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Mickey and his guests spend the hour addressing election integrity: are US elections clean, and how can voters be sure? The guests suggest that there are serious doubts about the validity of some recent elections, and ask why corporate media have ignored these issues. Notes: Richard [...]

Duration:00:58:59

Project Censored - 10.03.17

10/3/2017
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Mickey and Peter devote this week’s show to discussions about the media, including both critiques of corporate media and a briefing on the latest work from Project Censored. Their first guest, Rob Williams, speaks about fighting corporate fake news, and introduces his suggested additions to the ‘propaganda model’ set forth by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman in 1988’s “Manufacturing Consent.” Then Telesur contributor Abby Martin explains the corporate media’s gross misrepresentations of...

Duration:00:59:00

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