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.
A recent investigation into the alleged suicide of US Army Private Lavena Johnson has brought to the attention of many, the terrible sexual violence that female soldiers encounter while fighting for our country. However mainstream media has done an excellent job in covering up 19-year old Lavena Johnson’s story, as well as the incredible rise […]
The United States Air Force has been training its young missile officers on the ethics and morals of launching nuclear weapons through the process of citing various parts of the New Testament, as well as commentary from a former member of the Nazi Party. Led by Air Force Chaplains, this mandatory Nuclear Ethics and Nuclear […]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced in March that the economy produced 192,00 new jobs, so the unemployment rate dropped to 8.9%. This was reported everywhere by corporate media claiming that this is a turning point in the U.S. economy and a sign that our economy is becoming self-sustaining. According to Shadowstats.com, there is no […]
Wired’s Smart List 2009 documented 12 Shocking Ideas That Could Change the World. Of the twelve ideas the most intriguing is “Thorkil Sonne: Recruiting Autistics.” With the gradually decreasing amount of jobs, it is expected that employers are looking for people with good communication and social skills. Although, some jobs require extreme concentration and total […]
John Edward Dawson was arrested in Monroe County in Tennessee, on theft and drug charges. The courts appointed an attorney to represent him. However, back at the jail, a detective posed as Dawson’s defense attorney, in order to gather incriminating evidence. The detective told Dawson he could get him out of jail and take care […]