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Project Censored – 06.27.17

Does the rise to the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte signal a drift toward facism in the Philippines? Nolan and Nicholas explore this question, and other issues of Philippine history and politics, with scholar and former Philippine government research administrator Maria Ortuoste. Maria Ortuoste is Associate Professor of Political Science at Califoria State University, East Bay. Previously, she worked in the …

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Project Censored – 06.13.17

In the first half of the show, Mickey and Peter speak with three student researchers at San Francisco State University, and their faculty advisor, about their current Project Censored research, and about innovative new approaches to journalism itself.   Then Chase Palmieri of Tribeworthy.com makes a return visit to the show, to offer an update on Tribeworthy’s progress. Tribeworthy’s purpose …

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Project Censored – 06.06.17

Peter and Mickey spend most of the hour in conversation with attorney Caitlin Henry and sociologist Laleh Behbehanian; their topic is the rise in state legislative efforts to suppress or punish political protest. At the end of the program, we hear an update about the Golden Rule, a historic sailboat used in anti-nuclear and pro-peace actions; crew members Helen Jaccard …

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Project Censored – 05.30.17

The three hosts discuss among themselves issues of sexism in US society, focusing on the health care system and the media. Later in the program, Julie Frechette of Worchester State University joins the conversation about sexism and sexual harrassment within media organizations, especially Fox News. Julie Frechette is Chair of the Department of Communications at Worcester State University in Massachusetts. Download …

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Project Censored – 05.23.17

This week’s program is a panel discussion among the three hosts, examining some recent news stories. They begin with the death of musician Chris Cornell, and how corporate media frames individuals’ drug problems. Then, for the majority of the hour, they consider the multiple grounds for the impeachment of Donald Trump. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Project Censored – 05.16.17

What role can civil disobedience play in the stuggle for social change?  Peter explores this question with two guests: first, environmental organizer  Tim DeChristopher recounts his experience delaying a federal oil and gas  leasing process, and how the legal doctrine of “necessity” could be used in environmental campaigns. Then Sunsara Taylor discusses the right-wing effort to supress womens’ option of abortion, …

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Project Censored – 05.09.17

This week, we present a speech delivered in April by the Project Censored Show’s co-host Mickey Huff. His topic was ‘fake news,’ and how to resist it. He spoke at Sonoma State University, as part of the campus’s annual Social Justice Week. Mickey Huff is director of Project Censored, co-host of the Project Censored radio program, and co-chair of the …

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Project Censored – 05.02.17

The program begins with a discussion of how TV depicts female inmates; is “Orange Is The New Black” a step forward in public understanding? Next, what’s happened to media coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement since Donald Trump took office?  Finally on the program, three Project Censored student researchers at San Francisco State University describe their projects, as well …

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Project Censored – 04.04.17

Nolan, Nicholas, and Desiree begin the program with a roundtable critique of the corporate-media’s coverage of
recent domestic-spying revelations, as well as the issue of whether or not Donald Trump is a political aberration;
then Alicia Huartado provides updates on work in progress at Project Censored.
For the remainder of the program, the hosts interview two guests on the topic of critical media literacy;
first, Allison Butler discusses the need for media literacy in the context of the “post-truth” Trump administration.
Then Bill Yousman explains the unique MA program in media literacy offered at his campus.

Allison Butler is a lecturer in Communications at the University of Massachusetts, and the Director of
the media-literacy education organization Mass Media Literacy. Bill Yousman directs the graduate
program in Media Literacy and Digital Culture at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut; he’s also
the author of “The Spike Lee Enigma.”

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Project Censored – 03.21.17

In the first half of the program, Shahid Buttar discusses the chapter he wrote for Censored 2017, “Ike’s Dystopian Dream,”
where he examines the many ways that President Eisenhower’s warning about the military-industrial complex has proven correct. For the second half of the program, Mickey and Peter survey some of the other chapters of Censored 2017, particularly Peter’s chapter, “Selling Empire, War and Capitalism,” a look at the advertising / public relations industry, and how its influence extends far beyond peddling consumer products.