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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.
 
the Project Censored Show:

  

Hosts: Nolan Higdon, Desiree McSwain, Nicholas Baham


Originates at KPFA, 94.1 FM, Berkeley CA, Fridays 1-2 PM Pacific Time
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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.
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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,
and the countercampaign to preserve reproductive choice.

Tim DeChristopher founded two climate-action organizations. He spent 21 months in prison 

for submitting a false bid at a federal oil and gas auction in Utah in 2008. (www.timdechristopher.org)

Sunsara Taylor is with StopPatriarchy.org, and also is a member of the Revolutionary Communist Party
(www.revcom.us.)  

 
 
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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 '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 History department at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay area.
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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 as a concept called "constructive media literacy."  
 
 
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