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Censored 2005: The Top 25 Censored Stories

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The best-selling Censored series highlights the year?s twenty-five most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. And this year, for the first time ever, Censored will include breaking news stories that have not previously been reported elsewhere. Censored 2005 features essays by Stephanie Dyer, PhD. (on cross-ownership of U.S. broadcast media) and Normon Soloman (on the state of U.S.media).

Review:

"Devastating evidence of the dumbing down of mainstream news in America....Required reading for broadcasters, journalists, and well-informed citizens." Los Angeles Times

Review:

"A terrific resource." Library Journal

Review:

"Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us." San Diego Review

Synopsis:

Censored highlights the year's most important underreported news stories, that corporate media doesn't want you to know.

Synopsis:

The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. The top stories are listed democratically in order of importance according to students, faculty, and a national panel of judges. Each of the top stories is presented at length, alongside updates from the investigative reporters who broke the stories.

Synopsis:

Praise for Project Censored:

“Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us.”—San Diego Review

“Devastating evidence of the dumbing down of mainstream news in America. . . . . Required reading for broadcasters, journalists, and well-informed citizens.”—Los Angeles Times

“A terrific resource.”—Library Journal

“A distant early warning system for society’s problems.”—American Journalism Review

Project Censored highlights the year’s 25 most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media. And this year, for the first time ever, Censored 2005 will add some original reporting of its own, breaking a major news story in its pages. Censored 2005 additionally features essays by Stephanie Dyer, Ph.D., (on cross-ownership of U.S. broadcast media), and Normon Soloman (on the state of media in the US).

Peter Phillips, director of Project Censored, is an associate professor of sociology at Sonoma State University. He is known for his op-ed pieces in the alternative press and independent newspapers nationwide, including Z Magazine and Social Policy. He frequently speaks on censorship and various sociopolitical issues on radio and TV talk shows, including Talk of the Nation, Public Interest, World Radio Network, and Democracy Now!. He lives in rural Sonoma County, California.

Project Censored, founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen, has as its principal objective the advocacy for and protection of First Amendment rights and the freedom of information in the United States.

About the Author

Peter Phillips, director of Project Censored, is an associate professor of sociology at Sonoma State University. He lives in rural Sonoma County, California.

Project Censored was founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen to protect First Amendment rights and the freedom of information in the United States.

Greg Palast is author of The Joker?s Wild: Dubya?s Trick Deck playing cards (Seven Stories Press, 2004), and of the New York Times Bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583226551
Editor:
Phillips, Peter
Editor:
Project Censored
Editor:
Phillips, Peter
Editor:
Project Censored
Author:
Palast, Greg
Author:
Phillips, Peter
Author:
Project Censored
Author:
Project Censored
Author:
Loo, Dennis
Author:
Tomorrow, Tom
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Censorship
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
Media Studies
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News -- The Year's Top 25 Ceensored Stories
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.5 x 0.9 in 16 oz

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Product details 384 pages Seven Stories Press - English 9781583226551 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Devastating evidence of the dumbing down of mainstream news in America....Required reading for broadcasters, journalists, and well-informed citizens."
"Review" by , "A terrific resource."
"Review" by , "Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us."
"Synopsis" by ,
Censored highlights the year's most important underreported news stories, that corporate media doesn't want you to know.
"Synopsis" by , The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. The top stories are listed democratically in order of importance according to students, faculty, and a national panel of judges. Each of the top stories is presented at length, alongside updates from the investigative reporters who broke the stories.
"Synopsis" by ,

Praise for Project Censored:

“Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us.”—San Diego Review

“Devastating evidence of the dumbing down of mainstream news in America. . . . . Required reading for broadcasters, journalists, and well-informed citizens.”—Los Angeles Times

“A terrific resource.”—Library Journal

“A distant early warning system for society’s problems.”—American Journalism Review

Project Censored highlights the year’s 25 most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media. And this year, for the first time ever, Censored 2005 will add some original reporting of its own, breaking a major news story in its pages. Censored 2005 additionally features essays by Stephanie Dyer, Ph.D., (on cross-ownership of U.S. broadcast media), and Normon Soloman (on the state of media in the US).

Peter Phillips, director of Project Censored, is an associate professor of sociology at Sonoma State University. He is known for his op-ed pieces in the alternative press and independent newspapers nationwide, including Z Magazine and Social Policy. He frequently speaks on censorship and various sociopolitical issues on radio and TV talk shows, including Talk of the Nation, Public Interest, World Radio Network, and Democracy Now!. He lives in rural Sonoma County, California.

Project Censored, founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen, has as its principal objective the advocacy for and protection of First Amendment rights and the freedom of information in the United States.

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