Posts tagged “censorship”
October 8, 2013
Publisher’s Weekly recently reviewed Censored 2014: Fearful Speech in Fateful Times, noting that although these stories are hard to read, and even harder to believe, they are a must.
“This book is evident of Project Censored’s profoundly important work in educating readers on current events and the skills needed to be a critical thinker.”
Read the full review here.
For almost forty years, Project Censored has has worked round-the-clock for the advocacy and protection of First Amendment rights and the freedom of information in the United States. Censored 2014 includes stories that you didn’t hear about, but should have, including the rise of anti-government groups in the US; human rights violations at home and abroad; environmental threats, including fracking; and maybe most importantly, “Junk Food News” and the media’s tendency towards misinformation, deception, and propaganda.
October 1, 2013Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art, and Politics 99 6th St Santa Rosa, CA 6:00 PM Doors Open, 7:00 PM Program Sliding Scale $5-10 at the door
Meet the authors and Students from Censored 2014, see the 30 minute Film Festival Version of Project Censored the Movie, and get a chance to buy the new Censored 2014 book and Project Censored the Movie tonight at the Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art, and Politics. Doors will open at 6pm and the programming will start at 7pm.
Seven Stories Press has been publishing this yearbook since 1994, featuring the top stories listed democratically in order of importance according to an international panel of judges. Beyond the Top-25 stories, additional chapters delve further into timely media topics: The Censored News and Media Analysis section provides annual updates on Junk Food News and News Abuse, Censored Deja Vu, signs of hope in the alternative and news media, and the state of media bias and alternative coverage around the world.
September 23, 2011
Mickey Huff, author of Censored 2012, will be giving a talk on media censorship and its relation to the nuclear industry after a screening of the film The Battle of Chernobyl.
The event will take place at the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists on Friday, September 23rd at 6pm.
BFUU meets at the Fellowship Hall at:
1924 Cedar Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
For more information, check here!
April 29, 2009As you may have heard, the Common Council of West Bend, Wisconsin voted on April 21 to dismiss four members of the West Bend Library Board. The reason? The Common Council disagreed with the "ideology" of the Board members, and with their refusal to remove certain LGBT-themed titles from the Young Adult section of the library. What can you do? Read the rest of this article.