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In 1988 Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky published their influential work, "Manufacturing Consent." 
One of the book's features was the introduction of the 'propaganda model,' the Herman/Chomsky analysis 
of how powerful institutions shape news reporting to serve their interests.
In this Project Censored Show, media scholar Rob Williams suggests how the propaganda model 
can be adapted and updated to address modern online media.
Rob Williams teaches at the University of Vermont, and also works with the Action Coalition for Media Education
and the Global Critical Media Literacy Project. 

His print article on updating the Herman/Chomsky propaganda model can be found at:

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Mickey and Peter devote this week's show to discussions about the media, including both critiques of corporate media 
and a briefing on the latest work from Project Censored. Their first guest, Rob Williams, speaks about fighting corporate fake news, 
and introduces his suggested additions to the 'propaganda model' set forth by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman in 1988's "Manufacturing Consent." 
Then Telesur contributor Abby Martin explains the corporate media's gross misrepresentations of the conflict in Venezuela. Finally, Andy Lee Roth 
joins Mickey to discuss some of the stories and ideas in "Censored 2018," Project Censored's just-published compendium of the latest underreported stories. 
This is a rebroadcast of the Project Censored Show of October 2, 2017.
Rob Williams teaches at the University of Vermont and also works with the Action Coalition for Media Education and the Global Critical Media Literacy Project. 
Abby Martin hosts "the Empire Files" show on Telesur, and formerly hosted "Breaking the Set" on RT. 
Andy Lee Roth teaches at Citrus College in Southern California. and was co-editor (with Mickey Huff) of "Censored 2018."

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On this Project Censored show, the topic is immigration policy and higher education. Specifically, Nolan and Nick take a look at the DACA controversy, 
and how it is being reported on in the corporate media. This show also features a discussion with college student activists about these and related issues. 
As well, there's a discussion of the corporate press and its credibility regarding the Trump administration.
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Hosts: Nolan Higdon and Nicholas Baham
Producer: Mitch Scorza
Long-time Honduras-solidarity activist Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle is the first guest on this weeks show; 
he provides updates on the suppression of popular dissent in Honduras in the aftermath of last year's 
corrupted election, and the pervasive power of a tiny US-backed ruling elite.
For the second segment of the program, Portland-area high-school teacher Ursula Wolfe-Rocca is the guest; 
drawing on examples ranging from MLK and COINTELPRO to todays Black Lives Matter movement, 
she explains how the study of history enables students to connect the past to the present, and to become 
more critical thinkers. She also suggests resources for teachers who want to take their classes beyond standard textbooks.
To open the show, Mickey welcomes back artist/writer/activist Eleanor Goldfield. 
They address a range of issues being ignored or slighted in corporate media. 
In the second half, investigative journalist Kevin Gosztola is the guest; 
he explains the goals of his current project, www.shadowproof.com.
Eleanor Goldfield is creator of the web site www.artkillingapathy.com
host of "Act Out" on Free Speech TV, and author of the new book Paradigm Lost.  
Kevin Gosztola is an online journalist, formerly a contributor to www.firedoglake.com
now an editor at www.shadowproof.com.
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 is to offer news 'consumers' a site to collectively rate the quality of individual news stories.
This is a rebroadcast of the Project Censored Show of June 11, 2017.
Bethany Surface, Malcolm Pinson and Audrey Johnson are students at San Francisco State University 
and members of the SFSU Project Censored Club; Kenn Burrows is faculty advisor to the club, 
and an lecturer in Holistic Health Studies.
Chase Palmieri is co-founder of Tribeworthy.com
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On this special edition of the Project Censored Show, the co-editors of Poets Reading the News 
spend the hour looking back at some of the most important news stories of 2017, expressed via poetry. 
Elle Aviv Newton and Jenna Spagnolo present a dozen poems, each read by its author, addressing issues 
from gun violence to opiod deaths to global warming. 

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This week, we present a speech delivered in April by the Project Censored Show's co-host Mickey Huff. 
His topic was "Critical Media Literacy: the Antidote to Fake News." He spoke at Sonoma State University, 
as one of the campus's Social Justice Week events.
Mickey Huff is director of Project Censored, co-host of the Project Censored radio program, and co-chair of 
the History department at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay area.
Authors Peter Dale Scott and David Talbot join Mickey for a discussion of the now-popular phrase "deep state," 
and its implications. They also share their thoughts on the best way forward for the left in the Trump era.
Peter Dale Scott is a retired diplomat and prolific author on politics and history; among his books are "Deep Politics 
and the Death of JFK," and "Drugs, Oil and War." David Talbot is the founder of Salon.com, and now a columnist for 
the San Francisco Chronicle; his most recent book is "The Devil's Chessboard."  
This is a rebroadcast of the Project Censored program of March 13, 2017


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Mickey's first guest is the multitalented Eleanor Goldfield. An artist, writer and social activist, 
she explains the connections between art and activism, as well as some of the many campaigns she's involved with, 
including net neutrality, pipeline safety, and alternative energy.
In the second half of the show, Project Censored associate director Andy Lee Roth joins Mickey for a discussion 
about the political history of "fake news." They also summarize some of the stories in Censored 2018, 
Project Censored's latest annual look at underreported stories and the state of journalism.


Program Notes:

Eleanor Goldfield is the creator of www.artkillingapathy.com

Andy Lee Roth teaches sociology at Citrus College in Southern California.

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