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Other titles in the Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News -- The Year's Top 25 Censored Stories series:
Censored: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009-10 (Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News -- The Year's Top 25 Censored Stories)by Mickey Huff
Synopses & Reviews
"Required reading for broadcasters, journalists, and well-informed citizens."—Los Angeles Times
"Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us."—San Diego Review
"For the smart and courageous news manager, this annual report is a virtual road map for the coming year's news schedule."—The Village Voice
Each year, as it has for the past quarter century, Project Censored lists its list of the top twenty-five censored stories—the major new stories that were ignored or under-reported by a mainstream press too busy covering the latest junk food news story. Stories are presented in depth, and the original reporters are given the opportunity to provide updates and comments on how their stories came about.
Additionally, the project commissions articles on the hot-button issues of the year having to do with censorship, alternative media, international news, and other relevant topics.
Mickey Huff is an associate professor of history and social science at Diablo Valley College. He is the associate director of Project Censored, with which he has been involved since 2001. He blogs at www.mythinfo.blogspot.com and www.dailycensored.com.
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. He is the 2009 recipient of the Dallas Smythe Award, presented by the Union for Democratic Communication.
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. In 2008, Project Censored received the PEN/Oakland Literary Censorship Award for the publication of Censored 2009. For more information, visit www.projectcensored.org.
The breaking news stories you won’t find anywhere else.
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.
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. In 2008, Project Censored received the PEN/Oakland Literary Censorship Award.
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