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Project Censored Filmmakers Host 3 Screenings

February 23, 2014 12:50pm

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Sunday, February 23: 7:00-9:00pm
Chaplin Theatre at Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038

Monday, February 24: 7:00-9:00pm
Rose Hills Theatre, Smith Campus Center
170 E. 6th Street, Pomona College, Claremont 91711

Tuesday, February 25: 6:00-7:30pm
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92110

Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation’s oldest news-monitoring group–a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff–has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, 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.

Project Censored The Movie: Ending the Reign of Junk Food News takes an in-depth look at what is wrong with today’s US news media and highlights the work of media democracy organization Project Censored and its 37-year mission to promote media literacy education as an antidote to top-down, managed news propaganda and censorship.  After each screening, the filmmakers, Christopher Oscar and Doug Hecker, and Prof. Andy Lee Roth, associate director of Project Censored, will lead a question-and-answer discussion. View the movie’s trailer here: https://vimeo.com/62818779.

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