The bestselling Censored series - with over 150,000 copies in print - highlights each year's 25 most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to the negligence of corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. Project Censored was founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen and has as its principal objective the advocacy for, and protection of, human rights and the freedom of information. Previous reporting has included important revelations on global warming, escalating trends in human trafficking and the use of napalm in Iraq.
PROJECT CENSORED, founded in 1976 by Carl Jensen at Sonoma State University, has as its principal objective the advocacy for and protection of First Amendment rights, including freedom of information. In 2008, Project Censored received the PEN/Oakland Literary Censorship Award. Most recently, Project Censored received the 2014 Pillar Award in Journalism and New Media, given annually to persons of conscience, conviction, and achievement who stand up for what's right and what's true in the face of corporate and political intimidation. For more information, visit www.projectcensored.org.