Censored 2005

The Top 25 Censored Stories
Author: Peter Phillips,Project Censored
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1609801911
Category: Political Science
Page: 384
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The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. The top stories are listed democratically in order of importance according to students, faculty, and a national panel of judges. Each of the top stories is presented at length, alongside updates from the investigative reporters who broke the stories.

Censored 2000

The Year's Top 25 Censored Stories
Author: Peter Phillips,Tom Tomorrow,Project Censored (U.S.),Mumia Abu-Jamal
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781583220238
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 351
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Exposes major news stories ignored by the press in 1999.

Censored 2004

The Top 25 Censored Stories
Author: Peter Phillips,Project Censored,Amy Goodman
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781583226056
Category: History
Page: 367
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Exposes major news stories ignored by the press in 2002 and 2003.

Censored 2006

The Top 25 Censored Stories
Author: Peter Phillips,Project Censored (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781583226919
Category: History
Page: 432
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The year's twenty-five most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to deficiencies in corporate media.

Censored, 1998

The News that Didn't Make the News -- the Year's Top 25 Censored Stories
Author: Peter Phillips,Project Censored (U.S.)
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781888363647
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 367
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Examines major news stories ignored by the press

Censored 2019

The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2017-2018
Author: Mickey Huff,Andy Lee Roth
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1609808703
Category: Political Science
Page: 304
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“For more thanforty years, Project Censored has been our watchdog on the establishment media, casting its eye on how the information that we receive––and don’t receive––shapes our democracy. We need it more than ever today!” —Christopher Finan, Executive Director, National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE STORIES PRESENTED IN CENSORED 2019: --“Open-Source” Intelligence Secrets Sold to Highest Bidders --ICE Intends to Destroy Records of Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants --Indigenous Communities around World Helping to Win Legal Rights of Nature --FBI Racially Profiling “Black Identity Extremists” --The Limits of Negative News and Importance of Constructive Media DID YOU KNOW THAT SINCE 1998 THE US GOVERNMENT SPENT $21 TRILLION IT CAN’T ACCOUNT FOR? Or that Internet co-ops are mobilizing poor communities to resist net neutrality rollbacks? How about the health risks of wireless tech that cell phone companies have covered up, or the opiate crisis that Big Pharma knowingly unleashed? Haven’t heard the news? Neither did the rest of the world. That’s because these and countless other news items are suppressed or ignored by our nation’s “free press” every day. For the past forty-three years, Project Censored has been unearthing the buried stories that corporate media deem unfit to print—and debunking the “fake news” governments and corporations use to consolidate their power—to promote well-informed citizen action and critical media literacy. This year’s Project Censored yearbook features: -- “Vetting Free Speech” by Sally Gimson, Layli Foroudi, and Sean Gallagher -- “#TimesUp: Breaking the Barriers of Sexual Harassment in Corporate Media for You and #MeToo” by Julie Frechette -- “Data Activism through Community Mapping and Data Visualization” by Dorothy Kidd -- “How Mainstream Media Evolved into Corporate Media” by Peter Phillips -- “Campus–Newsroom Collaborations” by Patricia W. Elliott -- “The Public and Its Problems” by Susan Maret Plus Junk Food News, News Abuse, and Media Democracy in Action. In a time of decline in the rule of law and democratic safeguards, Project Censored offers a constructive alternative to the “fake news” blues, holding the corporate media to account for its negative bias, propaganda for wealth and power, and outright censorship.

20 Years of Censored News


Author: Carl Jensen,Project Censored
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781609801533
Category: Political Science
Page: N.A
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Based on the work of Project Censored, the national media research project, 20 Years of Censored News reveals, year by year, the top censored news stories from 1976 to 1995. Of the 200 stories presented, less than 25 percent ever received sustained attention in the mainstream press. A disturbing report card of the media's long-term performance, 20 Years of Censored News provides rigorous documentation of the national news media's failure to keep the public informed.

Censored 2007

The Top 25 Censored Stories
Author: Peter Phillips,Project Censored
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1583229760
Category: Political Science
Page: 364
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The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. The top stories are listed democratically in order of importance according to students, faculty, and a national panel of judges. Each of the top stories is presented at length, alongside updates from the investigative reporters who broke the stories.

Censored

The News that Didn't Make the News--and why : the 1996 Project Censored Yearbook
Author: Carl Jensen,Project Censored
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781888363012
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 352
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The News that Didn't Make the News and Why The 1996 Project Censored Yearbook Introduction by Walter Cronkite

New Class Society

Goodbye American Dream?
Author: Robert Perrucci,Earl Wysong
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742545540
Category: Social Science
Page: 451
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A fourth edition of this textbook is now available. The New Class Society provides a fresh, lucid, and compelling exploration of U.S. class structure, social inequities, and the fading American Dream. This third edition extends the author's distributional model of class analysis and class-based power networks model developed in earlier editions. The narrative has been revised and new, recent examples of topics, issues, and events are included that illustrate how the authors' approach to class analysis directly relates to today's news, social issues, and global developments. The book demonstrates how and why, over the last thirty years, class inequalities in the U.S. have been widened, hardened, and have been legitimized. The text includes new "Class Issues in the Media" sidebar readings at the end of each chapter and, like earlier editions, is written for a wide audience featuring many insightful figures, tables, and cartoons. This book is an essential text for students and citizens interested in understanding the nature and significance of class structures and inequalities in the U.S. today.

The Death and Life of the Great American School System

How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education
Author: Diane Ravitch
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465097995
Category: Education
Page: 400
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A passionate plea to preserve and renew public education, The Death and Life of the Great American School System is a radical change of heart from one of America’s best-known education experts. Diane Ravitch—former assistant secretary of education and a leader in the drive to create a national curriculum—examines her career in education reform and repudiates positions that she once staunchly advocated. Drawing on over forty years of research and experience, Ravitch critiques today’s most popular ideas for restructuring schools, including privatization, standardized testing, punitive accountability, and the feckless multiplication of charter schools. She shows conclusively why the business model is not an appropriate way to improve schools. Using examples from major cities like New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver, and San Diego, Ravitch makes the case that public education today is in peril. Ravitch includes clear prescriptions for improving America’s schools: leave decisions about schools to educators, not politicians or businessmen devise a truly national curriculum that sets out what children in every grade should be learning expect charter schools to educate the kids who need help the most, not to compete with public schools pay teachers a fair wage for their work, not “merit pay” based on deeply flawed and unreliable test scores encourage family involvement in education from an early age The Death and Life of the Great American School System is more than just an analysis of the state of play of the American education system. It is a must-read for any stakeholder in the future of American schooling.

Censoring Science

Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth of Global Warming
Author: Mark Stander Bowen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780525950141
Category: Political Science
Page: 324
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Documents the Bush administration's censorship of a climatologist whose work demonstrated the dangers of global warming, in an account that explains the scientific principles behind global warming and identifies ways to prevent an environmental disaster.

Tamburlaine


Author: Christopher Marlowe
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486156931
Category: Drama
Page: 128
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From one of England's greatest playwrights, the work that set the form for later Elizabethan dramas. A 2-part romantic tragedy focusing on one man's relentless rise to greatness and eventual downfall.

Fahrenheit 451

A Novel
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451673310
Category: Fiction
Page: 159
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A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.

And Tango Makes Three


Author: Justin Richardson,Peter Parnell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857073842
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Roy and Silo are just like the other penguin couples at the zoo - they bow to each other, walk together and swim together. But Roy and Silo are a little bit different - they're both boys. Then, one day, when Mr Gramzay the zookeeper finds them trying to hatch astone, he realises that it may be time for Roy and Silo to become parents for real.

Operation Hollywood

How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies
Author: David L. Robb
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615924515
Category: Performing Arts
Page: N.A
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Foreword by Jonathan Turley, Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, George Washington University Law SchoolRobb's book should outrage most Americans and lead to hearings in Congress. Congress has never given the military the authority to use public funds and resources to engage in its own self-serving efforts to shape its public image. In the very least, it is a misuse of public funds. At worst, it is a new variation on censorship, crafted to operate in the shadow of the First Amendment.- From the Foreword by Jonathan Turley[S]ucceeds in uncovering a little-known and disturbingly anti-democratic aspect of the film industry. It is also a very entertaining book that military film enthusiasts especially will enjoy reading.- On Point, The Journal of Army History...illuminating...-Publishers Weekly...a fully documented broadside fit for all public and academic libraries.- Library JournalThrough a series of candid letters, interviews, and anecdotes from Hollywood icons Clint Eastwood, Jerry Bruckheimer, John Wayne, Francis Ford Coppola and others, Robb takes his readers on a tour of the integral workings of Hollywood's deal with the Pentagon. Our rating: A- Rocky Mountain NewsAn indignant, unsettling analysis of the military's influence on the film industry.- Hollywood ReporterThe only thing Hollywood likes more than a good movie is a good deal. For more than fifty years producers and directors of war and action movies have been getting a great deal from America's armed forces by receiving access to billions of dollars worth of military equipment and personnel for little or no cost. Although this arrangement considerably lowers a film's budget, the cost in terms of intellectual freedom can be quite steep. In exchange for access to sophisticated military hardware and expertise, filmmakers must agree to censorship from the Pentagon.As veteran Hollywood journalist David L. Robb shows in this revealing insider's look into Hollywood's dirtiest little secret, the final product that moviegoers see at the theater is often not just what the director intends but also what the powers-that-be in the military want to project about America's armed forces. Sometimes the censor demands removal of just a few words; other times whole scenes must be scrapped or completely revised. What happens if a director refuses the requested changes? Robb quotes a Pentagon spokesman: Well I'm taking my toys and I'm going home. I'm taking my tanks and my troops and my location, and I'm going home. That can be quite a persuasive threat to a filmmaker trying to keep his movie within budget.Robb takes us behind the scenes during the making of many well-known movies. From The Right Stuff to Top Gun and even Lassie, the list of movies in which the Pentagon got its way is very long. Only when a director is determined to spend more money than necessary to make his own movie without interference, as in the case of Oliver Stone in the creation of Platoon or Francis Ford Coppola in Apocalypse Now, is a film released that presents the director's unalloyed vision.For anyone who loves movies and cares about freedom of expression, Operation Hollywood is an engrossing, shocking, and very entertaining book.David Robb (Beverly Hills, CA), an award-winning freelance journalist who has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize three times, has published articles in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Daily News, The Nation, LA Weekly, Salon.com, and Brill's Content. For many years he was a labor and legal reporter for The Hollywood Reporter and Daily Variety.

The Catcher in the Rye


Author: Jerome David Salinger
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553250251
Category: Fiction
Page: 214
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Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school.

Death Makes the News

How the Media Censor and Display the Dead
Author: Jessica M. Fishman
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814724361
Category: Social Science
Page: 336
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A behind-the-scenes account of how death is presented in the media Death is considered one of the most newsworthy events, but words do not tell the whole story. Pictures are also at the epicenter of journalism, and when photographers and editors illustrate fatalities, it often raises questions about how they distinguish between a “fit” and “unfit” image of death. Death Makes the News is the story of this controversial news practice: picturing the dead. Jessica Fishman uncovers the surprising editorial and political forces that structure how the news and media cover death. The patterns are striking, overturning long-held assumptions about which deaths are newsworthy and raising fundamental questions about the role that news images play in our society. In a look behind the curtain of newsrooms, Fishman observes editors and photojournalists from different types of organizations as they deliberate over which images of death make the cut, and why. She also investigates over 30 years of photojournalism in the tabloid and patrician press to establish when the dead are shown and whose dead body is most newsworthy, illustrating her findings with high-profile news events, including recent plane crashes, earthquakes, hurricanes, homicides, political unrest, and war-time attacks. Death Makes the News reveals that much of what we think we know about the news is wrong: while the patrician press claims that they do not show dead bodies, they are actually more likely than the tabloid press to show them—even though the tabloids actually claim to have no qualms showing these bodies. Dead foreigners are more likely to be shown than American bodies. At the same time, there are other unexpected but vivid patterns that offer insight into persistent editorial forces that routinely structure news coverage of death. An original view on the depiction of dead bodies in the media, Death Makes the News opens up new ways of thinking about how death is portrayed.