Censored 2009: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007–08
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  • October 2008
  • 9781583228524

Censored 2009: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007–08

Peter Phillips, Andrew Roth, and Project Censored

Introduction by Cynthia McKinney Cartoons by Khalil Bendib Censored 2009 presents the most censored stories of 2007 and 2008. Read all about it:

    the real death toll of the Iraq war includes over one million Iraqishow private businesses are providing private information on US citizens to the FBIhow the US may be restarting "dirty wars" in Latin Americathe executive orders that allow for the seizure of war protesters' assetshow Bush's guest worker program victimizes immigrantshow the American Psychological Association has been complicit in CIA tortureprotesters against the privatization of El Salvador's water supply have been arrested as terroristsBush cronies are collecting billions off No Child Left Behind. These are just a few of the stories that appear in Censored 2009. Plus:stories of hope and change from the people of Yes! MagazineFAIR's Fear and Favor Report 2007, on how power still shapes the newsNewspaper coverage of the War Commissions Actthe Gardasil sell jobTruth Emergency Meets Media ReformEyewitness accounts of soldiers in Iraq and AfghanistanThe Pentagon's child recruitment strategyIndex on Censorship's annual reportMedia Bias, Human Rights, and the Hamas Government in GazaUniversal Healthcare, Media, and the 2008 Presidential Campaign9/11, the Media, and Myth InformationThirty-three years of US Military Domination and Economic Deceit Censored 2009 also includes Censored Déjà Vu and Junk Food News and News Abuse. Click here for more Project Censored titles.

    REVIEWS

    "An excellent book that shows just how dumbed down American news media has become. It is eye-opening reading and is highly recommended." —Dead Trees Review

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

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

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

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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