CENSORED IN 1984

CENSORED IN 1984: MILLIONS OF ETHIOPIANS STARVING TO DEATH Hunger in Africa was consistently nominated as a Censored subject during the early 1980s. When we asked journalists why they didn’t cover the tragedy unfolding there, they would reply;, “It’s not news,” or Everyone already knows about starving Africans,” or “Nothing can be done about it […]

CENSORED IN 1981: BURYING AMERICA IN RADIOACTIVE WASTE

     Radioactive waste is building daily throughout the United States and the government doesn’t seem to know what to do with it. The failure of the media to fully address this issue, based on the following five censored nominations, combined to make this the #3 censored story of 1981.   RADIOACTIVE WASTE IN THE SEA […]

Egyptian Activist Takes Fight Against Government Corruption Online

As technology changes and the media with it, we find stories such as this one showing that people have a new weapon against government repression.  We must keep as many independent news channels open as possible and this article shows how that can happen in the new age of blogging:  Nora Younis has risen to […]