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Censored 2006 : the top 25 censored stories /
Peter Phillips & Project Censored ; introduction by Norman Solomon ; cartoons by Tom Tomorrow.
imprint
New York ; Toronto : Seven Stories, c2006.
description
431 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
1583226923
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imprint
New York ; Toronto : Seven Stories, c2006.
isbn
1583226923
general note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
catalogue key
5656279
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Highlighting the year's 25 most important under-reported news stories, this volume alerts readers to deficiencies in corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media.
Main Description
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.
Long Description
"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" The best-selling "Censored" series highlights the year's 25 most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. In addition to the top censored stories of the year, this year's edition includes an investigative report on untold and unfinished 9/11-related stories. 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, such as "Z Magazine" and "Social Policy". 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.
Main Description
The bestselling Censored series highlights the year's 25 most important under-reported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. In addition to the top censored stories of the year, this year's edition includes an investigative report on untold unfinished 9/11 related stories. 'A distant early warning system for society's problems.' - American Journalism Review 'A terrific review.' - Library Journal

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