The 2016 Media Freedom Summit celebrated 40 years of Project Censored. The event also brought together independent journalists, media activists, professors, students, and members of the public to discuss the links between media power and political power, and to share effective strategies for advancing social justice by promoting media freedom and critical media literacy.
The welcoming ceremony for the 2016 Media Freedom Summit took place at Sonoma State University on October 21-22, 2016. The speakers included Mickey Huff, Dr. Peter Phillips, Dr. Andy Lee Roth, Desiree McSwain, Edwin Sevilla, Hanna Begnell, Daniel Cerezo, Dr. Julie Frechette, Dr. Rob Williams, Dr. Lori Bindig-Yousman, and Dr. Bill Yousman.