Project Censored – March 22, 2019

Project Censored

The News That Didn’t Make the News. Each week, co-hosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips conduct in depth interviews with their guests and offer hard hitting commentary on the key political, social, and economic issues of the day with an emphasis on critical media literacy.

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Mickey interviews two activists who work at the local and global levels, respectively. High School student Lucia Garay explains how she became motivated to work for social justice, and the challenges that young people face even in a “liberal” region. Then Steven Jay returns to the show to explain his latest project,

Mnar Muhawish of MintPress News explains the recent US Senate bill aimed at suppressing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement; she also looks at a new far-reaching establishment and corporate-media-backed initiative called NewsGuard that would “rate” websites for accuracy. Many conflicts of interest are discussed. Later in the program, journalist Abby Martin describes how US sanctions have … Continued

Amid the ongoing corporate-media hue and cry about ‘Russian interference’ in the 2016 US election, media scholar Rob Williams reviews the evidence, and the unexamined assumptions made by promoters of the ‘Russian hacking’ position. Some of the discussion on the show revolves around Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s new book Cyberwar. notes: Rob Williams teaches Communications at … Continued