United States of Distraction: Fighting The Fake News Invasion, Narrated by Abby Martin

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with Abby Martin

ProjectCensored on Jun 4, 2020

Student shot and produced, United States of Distraction: Fighting The Fake News Invasion chronicles critical media literacy and faculty experts, students, and media makers whom provide contextual analysis for understanding the current rise of the so-called “fake news” phenomenon. In addition to deconstructing fake news, the film reminds us that this is not a new development, but rather, a form of propaganda. The interviews provided in the film offer solutions for mitigating the pernicious influence of false content on America’s democratic institutions. Edited narrated by Abby Martin.

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Abby Martin: We’ve Been Lied To, Over and Over Again


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with Abby Martin

mark jaramillo on Oct 31, 2016

The 2016 Media Freedom Summit celebrated 40 years of Project Censored. The event also brought together independent journalists, media activists, professors, students, and members of the public to discuss the links between media power and political power, and to share effective strategies for advancing social justice by promoting media freedom and critical media literacy.

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Mickey Huff: Which Key Stories Did the US Media Ignore?

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AlJazeeraEnglish·Dec 27, 2012

There are stories that have enormous consequences on the lives of Americans but are regularly under-reported or misrepresented by the mainstream media. Project Censored, the US media watchdog group, has released their annual report examining the shortcomings of reporting in 2012.

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The Omissions of “Mainstream” Journalism: “History in the Un-Making” by John Pilger

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by John Pilger
Global Research
5 December 2012

Project Censored: Important stories unreported or suppressed by the media most Americans watch or read.

In the week Lord Leveson published almost a million words about his inquiry into the “culture, practice and ethics” of Britain’s corporate press, two illuminating books about media and freedom were also published. Their contrast with the Punch and Judy show staged by Leveson is striking.

For 36 years, Project Censored, based in California, has documented critically important stories unreported or suppressed by the media most Americans watch or read. This year’s report is Censored 2013: Dispatches from the media revolution by Mickey Huff and Andy Lee Roth (Seven Stories Press). Continue reading

Mickey Huff: Project Censored – Censorship, Propaganda and Corporate Media

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on May 21, 2011

MIckey Huff, Director of Project Censored, speaks at Moe’s Books in Berkeley, CA on May 19, 2011.

Mickey discusses censorship in the media landscape, Project Censored’s history, evolution, organizational mission and their 2011 book uncovering the top 25 most censored stories from 2010.

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The Top Censored Stories From 2009-2010

The Top Censored Stories From 2009-2010

by Project Censored
Global Research, October 11, 2010
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1. Global Plans to Replace the Dollar

2. US Department of Defense is the Worst Polluter on the Planet

3. Internet Privacy and Personal Access at Risk

4. ICE Operates Secret Detention and Courts

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