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Project Censored - 03.27.18

What is 'radical sociology'? Why is it important for scholars, and for activists? Michael Sukhov and Peter Phillips explore these questions, 
and more, with three social scientists: Michael Thompson, Frances Fox Piven, and William Robinson. 
 
Michael Thompson teaches in the Political Science Department at William Paterson University in New Jersey. 
Frances Fox Piven is Professor Emerita at the City University of New York, and is internationally known 
for her writings on poverty and welfare. William Robinson teaches Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 
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Project Censored - 03.20.18

Jamie de Silva and Daniel MacGuire, writers for the Pioneer newspaper, are the guests; 
they take part in a discussion about youth journalism and the Me Too movement. 
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Project Censored - 03.13.18

For the first half of the show, Mickey's guests are Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil Bendib, co-authors of the new book Verax ('truth-teller'). A nonfiction graphic 'novel,' Verax examines the US electronic-surveillance programs, and the whistleblowers who exposed them.

Then, in the wake of the latest sexual-harassment scandals in Hollywood, media scholar Julie Frechette joins the show for a discussion of the #MeToo campaign, and how corporate media portrays issues of sexual harassment and violence, within and beyond the entertainment industry.


Notes:
 
This is a rebroadcast of the Project Censored Show of November 6, 2017.

Pratap Chatterjee is Executive Director of Corp Watch, and a veteran investigative journalist; 
his books include Halliburton's Army and Iraq, Inc.: A Profitable Occupation. 
Khalil Bendib is a political cartoonist and radio journalist.
Julie Frechette is Professor of Communication at Worcester State University in Massachusetts, 
and also co-president of the Action Coalition for Media Education.


Web sites mentioned on this week's program:
www.veraxcomic.net 
www.corpwatch.org
www.bendib.com 
www.acmesmartmediaeducation.net 

 
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For the first half of the show, Chase Palmieri explains the latest developments at Tribeworthy.com, 
the web site where readers critique and rate journalistic articles for others to see.
Then, answering the corporate-media obsession with "Russiagate," veteran reporter Dave Lindorff 
summarizes how the US has interfered in foreign elections (including Russia's), and how paid US-government 
"trolls" attack alternative-media sites.  
 
Chase Palmieri is a cofounder of Tribeworthy.com

Dave Lindorff has been a journalist for 40 years and contributed to many publications; 
he's also the founder of the news site Thiscantbehappening.net
 
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