Censored 2007: The Top 25 Censored Stories
Introduction by Robert Jensen
Cartoons by Tom Tomorrow
The best-selling Censored series highlights the year's twenty-five most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. Among the top censored stories of the year, Censored 2007 highlights the environmental and economic repercussions of Hurricane Katrina, the newest findings on global warming, escalating trends in human trafficking, and the use of napalm in Iraq.
The top ten censored stories of the year:#1 Future of Internet Debate Ignored by Media#2 Halliburton Charged with Selling Nuclear Technologies to Iran #3 Oceans of the World in Extreme Danger #4 Hunger and Homelessness Increasing in the US #5 High-Tech Genocide in Congo #6 Federal Whistleblower Protection in Jeopardy #7 US Operatives Torture Detainees to Death in Afghanistan and Iraq#8 Pentagon Exempt from Freedom of Information Act #9 The World Bank Funds Israel-Palestine Wall #10 Expanded Air War in Iraq Kills More Civilians
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"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 "
"For the smart and courageous news manager, this annual report is a virtual road map for the coming year's news schedule. Many of these stories should, in an ideal news world, prompt deep and lengthy investigative efforts." —The Village Voice