Nolan Higdon, Nicholas Baham, and Desiree McSwain discuss the release of Censored 2018 with a focus on the chapter “The New American Authoritarianism: How the Corporate Media Normalized Racism in 2016” written by Higdon and Baham. There discussion examines White Privilege, White fragility, and the relationship between corporate media, racist narratives, and authoritarianism.
Mickey and Peter devote this week’s show to discussions about the media, including both critiques of corporate media and a briefing on the latest work from Project Censored. Their first guest, Rob Williams, speaks about fighting corporate fake news, and introduces his suggested additions to the ‘propaganda model’ set forth by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman in […]
This week’s show celebrates the 35th Anniversary of Banned-Books Week as Mickey spends the hour with five guests representing a variety of perspectives and organizations that vigorously defend peoples’ right to read. The topics of discussion include the origin of Banned-Books-Week in the 1980s, the ongoing attempts to restrict what students may read in school […]
On this Project Censored show we exam the first of 5 films that deal with Authoritarianism and Politics in the U.S.
On this installment of the Project Censored show we speak with Kali Persall who is just returning from Cuba, and T.M. Scruggs a musicologist and Media Freedom Foundation Board Member returning from Nicaragua. We also discuss the following: Is the Historical Monuments story a distraction from Charlottesville? Is the LGBTQI ban to distract from Russia […]