Project Censored

Project Censored – August 21, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says the Constitution allows the bitchslapping of suspects.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says the Constitution allows the bitchslapping of suspects.

In a remarkable case study of censorship, author and political cartoonist Ted Rall recounts how he was dropped from the Los Angeles Times, purportedly for giving an untrue account of a 2001 encounter with an LAPD officer, who cited Rall for jaywalking. As he refutes the ‘evidence’ behind his dismissal, Rall also points out links between the Times, the LAPD, and the police union, raising questions about how decisions are made at one of the “big three” U.S. newspapers.

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