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Project Censored - 12.14.21

Program Summary:
 
Project Censored's new annual volume will soon be available. "State of the Free Press 2022"
includes the well-known 'Top 25' censored stories of the preceding year, as well as many more chapters of media analysis.
Andy Lee Roth and Steve Macek of Project Censored spend the hour with Mickey to discuss the new book, and also explain
Project Censored's procedures for identifying and compiling under-reported stories.
 
Notes:
 
Andy Lee Roth is associate director of Project Censored; he holds a PhD in Sociology from UCLA and has published widely on media issues.
Steve Macek teaches Communications and Media Studies at North Central College in Illinois.
Roth and Macek are co-coordinators of Project Censored's Campus Affiliates Program.
 

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Project Censored - 12.07.21

Program Summary:
 
Author Chris Hedges also teaches college-level courses for New Jersey state prison inmates. His new book, “Our Class,” explains what happened
when Hedges taught a dramatic-literature course to inmates, then helped them write a play of their own – “Caged” – based on their personal life events.
As well, the inmates' stories illustrate the many cruelties of life in an American prison.  Chris Hedges spoke at a KPFA / Project Censored Zoom event
on November 18; this week's program presents excerpts from that talk.
 

Notes:
 
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist with a long career as a war correspondent around the world. He hosts the program "On Contact"
for RT Television, and writes online at www.scheerpost.com. His previous books include "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning," "Death of the Liberal Class,"
and "America: The Farewell Tour."
 

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