Censored 2014

Author: Mickey Huff
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781609804954
Size: 15.53 MB
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Truthout’s Progressive Pick of the Week Ralph Nader’s 10 Books to Provoke Conversation in 2014 Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group--a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff--has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. Seven Stories Press has been publishing this yearbook since 1994, featuring the top stories listed democratically in order of importance according to an international panel of judges. Beyond the Top-25 stories, additional chapters delve further into timely media topics: The Censored News and Media Analysis section provides annual updates on Junk Food News and News Abuse, Censored Deja Vu, signs of hope in the alternative and news media, and the state of media bias and alternative coveragearound the world. In the Truth Emergency section, scholars and journalists take a critical look at the US/NATO military-industrial-media empire. And in the Project Censored International section, the meaning of media democracy worldwide is explored in close association with Project Censored affiliates in universities and at media organizations all over the world. A perennial favorite of booksellers, teachers, and readers everywhere, Censored is one of the strongest lifesigns of our current collective desire to get the news we citizens need--despite what Big Media tells us. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Media Education For A Digital Generation

Author: Julie Frechette
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317402985
Size: 10.89 MB
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Media education for digital citizenship is predicated upon the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and produce media content and communication in a variety of forms. While many media literacy approaches overemphasize the end-goal of accessing digital media content through the acquisition of various technology, software, apps and analytics, this book argues that the goals for comprehensive and critical digital literacy require grasping the means through which communication is created, deployed, used, and shared, regardless of which tools or platforms are used for meaning making and social interaction. Drawing upon the intersecting matrices of digital literacy and media literacy, the volume provides a framework for developing critical digital literacies by exploring the necessary skills and competencies for engaging students as citizens of the digital world.

Censored 2015

Author: Mickey Huff
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781609805661
Size: 16.14 MB
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Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. A perennial favorite of booksellers, teachers, and readers everywhere, Censored is one of the strongest life-signs of our current collective desire to get the news we citizens need--despite what Big Media tells us. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Censored 2017

Author: Mickey Huff
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781609807160
Size: 11.96 MB
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The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Featuring the top 25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists across the country and around the world, as well as chapters exploring timely issues from the previous year with more in-depth analysis. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Censored 2013

Author: Mickey Huff
Publisher:
ISBN: 1609804228
Size: 18.30 MB
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Presents major news stories ignored or underreported by the mainstream media in 2011-2012, covering such topics as climate change, civil liberties, the war on drugs, education reform, student debt, and income inequality.

This Changes Everything

Author: Sarah Van Gelder
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781609945879
Size: 19.68 MB
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A look at the Occupy Wall Street movement offers reports by journalists and other outsiders as well as internal documents and accounts and discusses its distinctive leaderless organization and its views on the need for change.

Alternative And Activist Media

Author: Mitzi Waltz
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9780748626229
Size: 17.24 MB
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This study of alternative and activist media provides an introduction to alternative media theories, audiences and practices. It brings diverse voices and concepts from outside the commercial media world to the fore, enriching and challenging mass media. Illustrated with historical and current examples, from both a UK and international perspective, it also includes carefully constructed exercises and discussion topics based on case studies and available texts.Topics include the place of alternative media in a mass-media world; a history of alternative and activist media; media participation and consumption by marginalised audiences; the use of pirate and community radio, video and television by community and minority groups; fanzines and other small publishing ventures by individuals; the use of alternative media for explorations in design; the blurring of boundaries between alternative and mass media; and new technology and its possibilities for alternative media.