• Extreme Weather and Global Warming

    Written by: Ruben Saucedo (California Maritime Academy) Edited by: Aimee Casey (Diablo Valley College) Faculty Advisor: Nolan Higdon (California State University, East Bay)   In the United States, the corporate media dictates public information which heavily impacts the public opinion.  Stories of little importance permeate coverage and relegate relevant...
  • Round Up the Roundup

        Written by: Sebastian Trucios (California Maritime Academy) Edited by: Aimee Casey (Diablo Valley College) Faculty Advisor: Nolan Higdon (California State University, East Bay)   Recent studies have uncovered potential toxins and carcinogens within the active and inactive ingredients of Monsanto’s Roundup® weed-killer.  Corporate media outlets have intentionally...
  • Gold is the New Green

      Written by: Kevin Shepherd (California Maritime Academy) Edited by: Aimee Casey (Diablo Valley College) Faculty Advisor: Nolan Higdon (California State University, East Bay)   De-dollarization throughout world trade is vastly underreported by corporate media outlets with larger implications of the United States’ declining power throughout the global economy....
  • Global Epidemic of Electronic Waste

      Written by: Steven McCombs (California Maritime Academy) Edited by: Aimee Casey (Diablo Valley College) Faculty Advisor: Nolan Higdon (California State University, East Bay) Many stories go unreported by corporate news outlets. The issue of electronic waste was ranked the nineteenth most censored story according Project Censored’s annual publication...
  • FREE Resource for Educators and Consumers

    Dr. Allison Butler of Mass Media Literacy (MML) shares “Post-Election, Post-Truth : Using    Comprehensive Media Literacy to Assess and Evaluate News and Current Events.” The guide offers concepts and understandings using critical media literacy skills to evaluate the current, post-election news environment, including fake news, satire, and propaganda. The...
  • #MAGA Insanity Is US: Matt Taibbi’s Insane Clown President (BOOK REVIEW)

    How did the United States end up with President Donald J. Trump? Insane Clown Posse, Matt Taibbi’s brilliant new book, details the insanity. If you are new to Taibbi’s writing, brace yourself. The long-time Rolling Stone journalist writes in the tradition of Hunter S. Thompson’s “gonzo journalism.” Reading his new book is like encountering...
  • The Best Defense Against So-Called “Fake News” is Critical Media Literacy Education

    Dr. Susan Maret, Lecturer at the School of Information, San Jose State University, and Project Censored contributor to Censored 2017, is coeditor of several books on government secrecy, intelligence and information policy. In the wake of the recent outbreak of concern regarding so-called “fake news,” Dr. Maret shares this checklist...
  • Re(MEME)bering the 2016 Presidential Election

    Written by Mia Koutoulas and Daniell Jaillet Dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries, political cartoons have served as illustrations or comic strips that contain a political message that usually relates to current events or personalities. Additionally, the high rates of illiteracy amongst the public were estimated to have been...
  • Victoria’s Real Secret to It’s “Perfect Body” Campaign

    Written by Kaitlyn Ramsey, Worcester State University More than any other socio-cultural force, corporate media define one’s body image, which is the idea of what one’s body is or should be like. In fact, “the American ideal of beauty has become so pervasive that 50% of three- to -six...