Validated Independent News stories (VINs) report information and perspective that the public has a right and need to know, but to which it has limited access. Before being posted as a VIN, each story undergoes evaluation by student researchers and faculty evaluators to determine that it is important, timely, fact-based, well documented, and under-reported in the corporate media. These VINs are candidates for inclusion among the top 25 stories in Project Censored’s annual book.
In November 2012, Daily Censored reported the link between hurricane Sandy and global warming. When hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the United States in early November of 2012, many people just thought it was a mere coincidence. Contrary to popular belief, this super storm Sandy can actually be linked to a human causation […]
Help for Heroes, a British Charity for injured war vets, has come under fire from some of Britain’s most seriously wounded troops—including one of its own patrons—and their relatives for the way it spends the mcney it raises. They complain that the military is subsidizing multimillion-pound Ministry of Defense (MoD) building projects rather than spending […]
An ongoing global issue of underpay of workers is highlighted in particular in the Western Cape of South Africa. Farm workers are joining strikes demanding a pay raise for their long, arduous hours of work. This occurrence is seen in the wine and fruit producing province of the Western Cape, especially De Dooms. The minimum […]
Wijhat Nadhar’s article on the female prisoners in Iraq gives light to a very dark place. Nadhar uses insight from a social worker of the Al-Kadimiyah Women prison along with three national guards officers who worked in the prison. “When women in Iraq are arrested, they routinely go through three gruesome phases, starting with humiliation, […]
During the 2012 election, neither predidential candidate is provided a concrete solution to our current job market crisis. This is because high unemployment is desirable for corporations as it boosts profitability by lowering wages. Instead of implementing public policies to create jobs, the Federal Reserve is printing large quantities of money, risking super inflation. Corporations […]