By Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth

Just got here out final week, the most recent installment of Censored. Enjoy!

Fearless Speech in Fateful instances; the head Censored tales and Media research of 2012-13

Every yr due to the fact 1976, undertaking Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group--a university-wide undertaking at Sonoma nation college based via Carl Jensen, directed for a few years via Peter Phillips, and now below the management of Mickey Huff--has produced a Top-25 checklist of underreported information tales and a publication, Censored, devoted to the tales that should be most sensible positive aspects at the nightly information, yet which are lacking due to media bias and self-censorship.

Seven tales Press has been publishing this yearbook on the grounds that 1994, that includes the pinnacle tales indexed democratically so as of significance in line with a world panel of judges. past the Top-25 tales, extra chapters delve additional into well timed media subject matters: The Censored information and Media research part offers annual updates on Junk nutrition information and information Abuse, Censored Deja Vu, symptoms of wish within the substitute and information media, and the nation of media bias and replacement coveragearound the realm. within the fact Emergency part, students and reporters take a serious examine the US/NATO military-industrial-media empire. And within the undertaking Censored foreign part, the which means of media democracy around the world is explored in shut organization with undertaking Censored associates in universities and at media agencies everywhere in the world.

A perennial favourite of booksellers, academics, and readers in every single place, Censored is without doubt one of the most powerful lifesigns of our present collective wish to get the inside track we voters need--despite what immense Media tells us.

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Every individual is similar to the line thus formed, with its spearheads and recessions: admirable here, wobbly there, and both at once. That is the touching thing about human beings. HENRY DE MONTHERLANT, Notebooks, 193

GERARD BAUER (1888-1967), Camets The accent of one's birthplace persists in the mind and heart as much as in speech. LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, Maxims, 1665 Becoming accustomed to certain sounds has a profound effect on character; soon one acquires the words and phrases and eventually also the ideas that go with these sounds. NIETZSCHE, The Gay Science, 1 882-7 It is through chance that, from among the various individuals of which each of us is composed, one emerges rather than another. HENRY DE MONTHERLANT, Explici t Mysterium', 1931 ' THE SENSE OF ID ENTITY 55 I cling to my imperfection, as the very essence of my being.

BAUDELAIRE, Fusees, 1 862 Civilization has rendered man, if not more bloodthirsty, at least a worse (in the sense of a meaner) thirster after blood than before. DOSTOEVSKY, Notes from the Underground, 1864 The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. · BLAKE, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, 1790-3 The soul's immutable core - if there i s one- can hardly be amiable. And to Jove any one for himself perhaps in the end becomes unmeaning. F . H. BRADLEY, Aphorisms, 1930 That man is the noblest ofall creatures may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet denied him the title.

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