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Publisher Comments:

“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

 

“For the smart and courageous news manager, this annual report is a virtual road map for the coming year’s news schedule. Many of these stories should, in an ideal news world, prompt deep and lengthy investigative efforts.”—The Village Voice

 

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

 

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. Among the top censored stories of the year, Censored 2007 highlights the environmental and economic repercussions of Hurricane Katrina, the newest findings on global warming, escalating trends in human trafficking, and the use of napalm in Iraq.

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The year's twenty-five most important underreported news stories

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.

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"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

"For the smart and courageous news manager, this annual report is a virtual road map for the coming year's news schedule. Many of these stories should, in an ideal news world, prompt deep and lengthy investigative efforts."-The Village Voice

"A distant early warning system for society's problems."-American Journalism Review

The best-selling Censoredseries highlights the year's twenty-five most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. Among the top censored stories of the year, Censored 2007highlights the environmental and economic repercussions of Hurricane Katrina, the newest findings on global warming, escalating trends in human trafficking, and the use of napalm in Iraq.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583227374
Author:
Phillips, Peter
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Editor:
Project Censored
Author:
Project Censored
Author:
Tomorrow, Tom
Author:
Project Censored
Author:
Jensen, Robert
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
United States - 21st Century
Subject:
Media Studies
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Censorship
Subject:
Censorship -- United States.
Subject:
Journalism -- Political aspects.
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.00 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Media

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The year's twenty-five most important underreported news stories
"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 ,
"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

"For the smart and courageous news manager, this annual report is a virtual road map for the coming year's news schedule. Many of these stories should, in an ideal news world, prompt deep and lengthy investigative efforts."-The Village Voice

"A distant early warning system for society's problems."-American Journalism Review

The best-selling Censoredseries highlights the year's twenty-five most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. Among the top censored stories of the year, Censored 2007highlights the environmental and economic repercussions of Hurricane Katrina, the newest findings on global warming, escalating trends in human trafficking, and the use of napalm in Iraq.
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