“Required reading for broadcasters, journalists, and well-informed citizens.”—Los Angeles Times
“Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us.”—San Diego Review
“For the smart and courageous news manager, this annual report is a virtual road map for the coming year’s news schedule. Many of these stories should, in an ideal news world, prompt deep and lengthy investigative efforts.”—The Village Voice
“A distant early warning system for society’s problems.”—American Journalism Review
In addition to highlighting the twenty-five most important underreported news stories, Censored 2010 includes in-depth essays on select issues, plus updates on previous years’ censored stories and the “junk food” stories that get all the coverage. An invaluable alternative media resource.
Project Censored, founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen, has as its principal objective the advocacy for and protection of First Amendment rights and the freedom of information in the United States. In 2008, Project Censored received the PEN/Oakland Literary Censorship Award.
Peter Phillips, director of Project Censored, is an associate professor of sociology at Sonoma State University. He is known for his op-ed pieces in the alternative press and independent newspapers nationwide, such as Z Magazine and Social Policy.
Dahr Jamail is an independent journalist and author of Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. His stories have been published in The Nation, Al-Jazeera, and the Guardian, among others, and he has received several journalism awards.