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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

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


Project Censored - 09.26.17

9/27/2017
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This week’s show coincides with Banned-Books-Week, and Mickey spends the hour with five guests, representing a variety of perspectives, but all in agreement on the need to defend peoples’ right to read. The topics of discussion include the origin of Banned-Books-Week in the 1980s, the ongoing attempts to restrict what students may read in school, and the continuing importance of comic books and graphic novels in today’s media world.

Duration: 00:59:01


Project Censored - 09.19.17

9/19/2017
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Latin America and Journalism: Nolan Higdon and Nicholas Baham speak with Kali Persall (recently returned from a visit to Cuba), and T.M. Scruggs (recently returned from Nicaragua). Kali Persall writes for the Pioneer newspaper in Hayward, California (www.thepioneeronline.com). TM Scruggs is a co-founder of the Real News Network (www.therealnews.com)

Duration: 00:58:03


Project Censored - 09.12.17

9/12/2017
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Marking the 16 anniversary of the September 11 attacks, Peter and Mickey speak with two scholars who’ve written extensively about Sept. 11. The first guest is David Ray Griffin, author of nearly a dozen books about Sept. 11; he contends the Bush Administration played the central role in the attacks. In this appearance on the Project Censored Show, he speaks about some of the ideas in his latest book, Bush and Cheney: How They Ruined America and the World.

Duration: 00:59:01


Project Censored - 09.05.17

9/5/2017
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Mickey’s guest for the hour is the academic, and prolific author, Henry Giroux of McMaster University in Canada. They discuss some of the consequences of neoliberalism and authoritarianism for the US, and how US political culture deteriorated to a level that allowed Trump to be elected.

Duration: 00:59:00


Project Censored - 08.29.17

8/29/2017
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Peter Phillips and Michael Sukhov spend the hour in conversation with scholar/activist William Robinson. Addressing a wide range of topics, their discussion begins with Venezuela and corporate-media misrepresentations of conditions around Latin America, then segues to US politics and the necessity of resisting facism. Later, Robinson opines on three possible futures for humanity.

Duration: 00:58:58


Project Censored - 08.23.17

8/23/2017
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A conversation about surveillance and authoritarianism, with Kalemba Kizito. the Project Censored Show: Hosts: Nolan Higdon, Nicholas Baham and Desiree McSwain

Duration: 00:59:04


Project Censored - 08.15.17

8/15/2017
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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 - 08.08.17

8/8/2017
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Nolan, Nicholas and Desiree speak with long-time community journalist Louis Laventure about how journalism needs to adapt to serve today’s young people.

Duration: 00:58:52


Project Censored - 08.01.17

8/2/2017
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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: 00:58:59

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