Censored 2010: The Top 25 Censored Stories

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Peter Phillips, Mickey Huff, Project Censored (U.S.)
Seven Stories Press, 2009 - Political Science - 418 pages
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The bestselling Censored series - with over 150,000 copies in print - highlights each year's 25 most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to the negligence of corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. Project Censored was founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen and has as its principal objective the advocacy for, and protection of, human rights and the freedom of information. Previous reporting has included important revelations on global warming, escalating trends in human trafficking and the use of napalm in Iraq.
 

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Contents

Introduction by Dahr Jamail
1
The Top Censored Stories of 2008 and 2009
7
Die Newspapers Die The dailies really died a generation ago and now their corpses are following suit by Michael I Niman
8
US Congress Sells Out to Wall Street
12
US Schools are More Segregated Today than in the 1950s
16
Toxic Waste Behind Somali Pirates
19
Nuclear Waste Pools in North Carolina
24
Europe Blocks US Toxic Products
26
Bank Bailout Recipients Spent to Defeat Labor
86
Secret Control of the Presidential Debates
88
Recession Causes States to Cut Welfare
91
Obamas Trilateral Commission Team
94
Honorable Mentions
110
Censored Déjŕ vu What Happened
121
Infotainment Society Junk Food News
147
Signs of Health Stories of Hope and Change
175

Business Booms for Lobbyists
29
Obamas Military Appointments Have Corrupt Past
32
BailedOut Banks and Americas Wealthiest Cheat IRS Out of Billions
39
US Arms Used for War Crimes in Gaza
42
Ecuador Declares Foreign Debt Illegitimate
46
Private Corporations Profit from the Occupation of Palestine
51
Mysterious Death of Mike Connell Karl Roves Election Thief
56
Katrinas Hidden Race War
60
Congress Invested in Defense Contracts
63
World Banks Carbon Trade Fiasco
67
US Repression of Haiti Continues
72
The ICC Facilitates US Covert War in Sudan
78
Ecuadors Constitutional Rights of Nature
83
Truth Emergency Inside the MilitaryIndustrial
197
Lying About War Deliberate Propaganda
221
Fear Favor Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
233
Index on Censorship
241
The Hyperrealilty of a Failing Corporate
251
Analysis of Project Censored Are We a LeftLeaning
261
Election 2008 Vanishing Votes Disappearing
291
Expanding Investigative Research
317
No Pretty Woman Human Trafficking and Domestic
333
Water as Commodity or Commons? Issues
355
Acknowledgments
383
About the Editors
398
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PROJECT CENSORED, founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen at Sonoma State University, has as its principal objective the advocacy for and protection of First Amendment rights, including freedom of information. In 2008, Project Censored received the PEN/Oakland Literary Censorship Award. Most recently, Project Censored received the 2014 Pillar Award in Journalism and New Media, given annually to persons of conscience, conviction, and achievement who stand up for what's right and what's true in the face of corporate and political intimidation. For more information, visit www.projectcensored.org.

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