Jan 20, 2011 — Project Censored: Junk Food News, News Abuse, and the Need for Media Accountability and Responsibility
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PROJECT CENSORED SPEAKS OUT: Junk Food News, News Abuse, and the Need for Media Accountability and Responsibility
Live from Berkeley–Hard hitting News and Public Affairs with rotating hosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored on KPFA’s morning show. The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the News That Didn’t Make the News and Why.
First- in conversation with Adam Bessie, professor of English, Diablo Valley College, writer for Truthout and Daily Censored, contributor to Censored 2011, co-authored chapter “Manufacturing Distraction: Junk Food News on a Feed to Know Basis” with Frances Capell and Mickey Huff.
Second- Commentary from Dr. Robert Abele, professor of philosophy, Diablo Valley College, author of several books on war, media, and ethics, most recently “Anatomy of a Deception: A Reconstruction and Analysis of the Decision to Invade Iraq” and Project Censored contributor.
Third- Investigative journalist, Kritina Borjesson, author of “Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of the Free Press” and “Feet to the Fire: the Media after 9./11- Top Journalists Speak Out,” wrote introduction for Censored 2011