MICKEY HUFF is the director of Project Censored and an associate professor of history and social science at Diablo Valley College. 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 and the freedom of information in the United States. In 2008, Project Censored received the PEN/Oakland Literary Censorship Award for the publication of Censored 2009.
"Read this book, it will make you angry and then it will energize you to take on a significant societal problem in the New Year." -Ralph Nader
"[Censored] offers devastating evidence of the dumbing-down of mainstream news in America. . . . Required reading for broadcasters, journalists and well-informed citizens." -Los Angeles Times "For the smart and courageous news manager, this annual report is a virtual road map for the coming year's news schedule."-Village Voice "Buy it, read it, act on it. Our future depends on the knowledge this collection of suppressed stories allows us." -San Diego Review "A distant early warning system for society's problems."-American Journalism Review