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. Censored 2016 features 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.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpfulI am taking a Social Problems class at my college and I am very glad this book was a part of the curriculum, October 28, 2015 By Kailey Compton – See all my reviews
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This book is very insightful to the censorship that comes from the government through the media. Really scary to realize how much us Americans don’t really know. I am taking a Social Problems class at my college and I am very glad this book was a part of the curriculum. A must read – to get your eyes open so you can be aware of what is actually going on around you!
Long review. Please at least read my last paragraph., January 7, 2016 By Shawn M. – See all my reviews
Rather than banding together and taking on the problems that affect us all, people turn the stories into political issues and accuse "those whining conservatives" or "those whining liberals" of bringing up the issues that no one wants to face.
This is why "junk food news" is so prevalent. We can’t take on the huge, faceless problems like global warming, corporate greed, and nuclear disasters because they have no face. They don’t have one single cause or person behind them that we can bring to justice and work on together–their causes are numerous, nebulous, and varied.
But the shooters across the country have a face, a name, something we can hate. It is easier to become emotional than it is to take a moment to think logically about the causes of the world’s most pressing problems, the big problems like wars and poverty and greed. A thousand or so people might die from being shot, or from terrorism. But millions of people die because of greed that results in poverty, suicide, crime, and environmental destruction, or from the effects of unrestrained emotions and illogical thinking that result in nonsensical wars.
When will we wake up and realize this—that it doesn’t matter WHO started the problem or brought it up, it ONLY matters how we are going to work together to solve it? I would rather have this than simply becoming upset, accusing others, pointing fingers, or worse…censoring it.
i buy this every year, January 21, 2016 By leonard – See all my reviews
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I buy this every year
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