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Censored 2018 : press freedoms in a 'post-truth' world : the top censored stories and media analysis of 2016-2017

Author: Andrew Lee Roth; Mickey Huff; Khalil Bendib; Project Censored (U.S.),
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, [2017]
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"The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Featuring the top 25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists across the country and around the world, as well as chapters exploring timely issues from the previous year with more  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lee Roth; Mickey Huff; Khalil Bendib; Project Censored (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781609807818 1609807812
OCLC Number: 1004768389
Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword: Sifting and wiinnowing in the "post-truth" era / Deepa Kumar --
Introduction / Andy Lee Roth and Mickey Huff --
The top censored stories and media analysis of 2016-17 / complied and edited by Andy Lee Roth: Widespread lead contamination threatens children's health, and could triple household water bills --
Over six trillion dollars in unaccountable Army spending --
Pentagon paid UK PR firm for fake Al-Qaeda videos --
Voter suppression in the 2016 Presidential election --
Big data and dark money behind the 2016 election --
Antibiotic resistant 'superbugs" threaten health and foundations of modern medicine --
The toll of US Navy training on wildlife in the North Pacific --
Maternal mortality a growing threat in the US --
DNC claims right to select Presidential candidate --
2016: a record year for global internet shutdowns --
Law enforcement surveillance of phone records --
US quietly established new "anti-propaganda" center --
Right-wing money promotes model legislation to restrict free speech on university campuses --
Judges across US using racially biased software to assess defendants' risk of committing future crimes --
Shell understood climate change as early as 1991 and ignored it --
"Resilient" Indian communities struggle to cope with impacts of climate change --
Young plaintiffs invoke constitutional grounds for climate protection --
Rise in number of transgender people murdered --
Inmates and activists protest chemical weapons in US prisons and jails --
Seattle activist group leads first successful campaign to defund police --
Fossil fuel industry "colonizing" US universities --
Lawsuit against Illinois Department of corrections exposes militarization of law enforcement inside prisons --
Facebook buys sensitive user data to offer marketers targeted advertising --
Eight use of force policies to prevent killings by police --
Juvenile court fees punish children for their families' poverty --
Post-truth dystopia: fake news, alternative facts, and ongoing war on reality- junk food news and news abuse for 2016-17 / Nolan Higdon, Mickey Huff, and others --
Media democracy in action / introduction by Andy Lee Roth, with contributions by Rachael Jolley, Chase Palmieri, Mahsood Ebrahim, Julianne Rodriguez, Kevin Gosztola, Rania Khalek, and Gennie Gebhart --
The new American authoritarianism: how the corporate media normalized racism in 2016 / Nolan Higdon and Nicholas L. Baham III --
Trump universe / words by Adam Bessie and pictures by Peter Glanting --
Defamation as censorship in the social-media era: Who counts as a media defendant? / Elizabeth Blakey --
Still manufacturing consent: the propaganda model at thirty / Edward S. Herman --
Breaking through power: mass media blacks out the Super Bowl of citizen action / Ralph Nader.
Other Titles: Press freedoms in a 'post-truth' world : the top censored stories and media analysis of 2016-2017
Top censored stories and media analysis of 2016-2017
Responsibility: edited Andy Lee Roth and Mickey Huff with project censored ; foreword by Deepa Kumar ; cartoons by Khalil Bendib.

Abstract:

"The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Featuring the top 25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists across the country and around the world, as well as chapters exploring timely issues from the previous year with more in-depth analysis."--Publisher.
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