Just wanted to let people know that live in the Bay Area that there will be a Project Censored Book Party this weekend. Here is the Flyer:
Project Censored Book Party
with Dr. Peter Phillips, Mickey Huff, and Project Censored
Join us for a discussion on
Challenging the New
And celebrate the release of Censored 2009, the annual publication of Project Censored, containing last year’s Top 25 censored news stories
With Music by Haitian great Diego Jameau (“The Whistler”)
When: Friday, January 16, Music @7 P.M., Talk @ 7:30
Where: Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
1924 Cedar Street (at Bonita Avenue), Berkeley
Suggested donation $10-$20 sliding scale at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds, event is wheelchair accessible and open to the public, for more info call 510.527.7543
Peter Phillips (Editor) is Professor of Sociology at Sonoma State University, Director of Project Censored (http://projectcensored.org), and heads the nonprofit Media Freedom Foundation. He teaches classes in Media Censorship, Investigative Sociology, Sociology of Power, Political Sociology, and Sociology of Media. Phillips has published twelve editions of Censored: Media Democracy in Acton as well as Impeach the President: The Case Against Bush and Cheney and Project Censored Guide to Independent Media and Activism , all with Seven Stories Press.
Mickey S. Huff is Assistant Professor of History at Diablo Valley College, Adjunct Lecturer in Sociology at Sonoma State University, Associate Director of Project Censored and a board member of the Media Freedom Foundation. Mickey designed and teaches classes on History of US Media at Berkeley City College and courses on Post-9/11 studies and American Propaganda at DVC. Mickey has co-organized and presented at numerous national academic conferences on media and recent historical events, including the Truth Emergency meeting in Santa Cruz, CA last year. In Censored 2009, he co-authored “Media Reform Meets Truth Emergency” and “Deconstructing Deceit: 9/11, the Media, and Myth Information.” He blogs at http://mythinfo.blogspot.com and http://dailycensored.com.