Censored 1997: The News That Didn't Make the News
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  • May 1997
  • 9781888363418

Censored 1997: The News That Didn't Make the News

Peter Phillips and Project Censored

Introduction by Jim Hightower

Cartoons by Tom Tomorrow

Censored 1997 contains 25 top stories that affect each and every one of us—stories that were covered inadequately, if at all, in regular news channels. Compiled by director of Project Censored, Peter M. Phillips, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Sonoma State University, with the help of over 150 student researchers, faculty, media scholars, and critics, Censored 1997 collects the year's most relevant censored news stories in one volume.

New features in 1997: Censored 1997 is the only printed source of

- "Less Access to Less Information By and About the U.S. Government," contributed by the American Library Association- "Book Review Survey," a chapter on recently published books on media and First Amendment issues- a chapter analyzing media concentration in 1996.

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REVIEWS

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

"Buy it, read it, act on it." —The San Diego Review

About Peter Phillips and Project Censored

PETER PHILLIPS, former director of Project Censored, is 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 at Sonoma State University, 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.

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