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(Michael Welch)

Repeat - Project Censored 2016 Media Freedom Summit Round Table

Audio from special panel marking the 40th anniversary of Project Censored

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Length: 0:59:41
Uploaded: 20 Dec, 2017

Recording Date: 20 Dec, 2017
Recording Location: CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Logsheet: none
Language: English
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air

Program Title: Repeat - Project Censored 2016 Media Freedom Summit Round Table
Description: The Project Censored’s Media Freedom Summit was held on October 21st and 22nd, 2016, at Sonoma State University, where the non-profit media watchdog was founded.

The Round table discussion featured four prominent figures who have contributed in profound ways to our current understanding of media’s role in shaping the public’s understanding of the challenges facing our society and our world. They touched on the distorted messaging around the 2016 US election campaign, the independent reporting that derailed a military assault on Syria, the 'conspiracy theory' meme, the career assassination of journalists dissenting from allowable narratives and more!

Abby Martin, who functioned as moderator, is host and creator of the Empire Files, a weekly investigative news program for Telesur English. She is also the past host of RT's Breaking the Set.

Mnar Muhawesh is the founder and Editor in Chief of Minneapolis-based Mint Press News.

Marc Crispin Miller is Professor of media, culture, and communication at New York University, and the author of several books and articles on American media and US election-rigging.

David Talbot was the founder of and the best selling author of The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government.

Host(s): Michael Welch
Featured Speakers/Guests: Abby Martin, Mnar Muhawesh, Marc Crispin Miller, David Talbot

Credits: Audio courtesy of Mint Press News and Project Censored


Politics > Activism
Regional > United States
Type: Weekly Program

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