Censored 2008: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006-07
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  • September 2007
  • 9781583227725

Censored 2008: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006-07

Peter Phillips, Andrew Roth, and Project Censored

Introduction by Dennis D. Loo

Illustrated by John Jonik

The bestselling Censored series highlights the year's twenty-five most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to the negligence of corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media.

With illustrations by John Jonik, who has been painting, sculpting, and cartooning in Philadelphia for decades. His cartoons have appeared in many national foreign publications including The New Yorker, Playboy, The New York Times, and National Lampoon.

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REVIEWS

"Carefully orchestrated … This well-researched work is highly recommended for most libraries." —Library Journal starred review

"Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us." —The San Diego Review

"Required reading for broadcasters, journalists, and well-informed citizens." —Los Angeles Times

About Peter Phillips, Andrew Roth, 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.


ANDREW ROTH, associate director of Project Censored, is an assistant professor of sociology at Sonoma State University. His research explores how the conventions of journalism shape news content and coverage of environmental issues.

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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