Does The US Military Assassinate Journalists?

By Robert Fantina, Peace Data. -

As the cries of United States’ ‘exceptionalism’ are heard from the hallowed halls of Congress, one of the alleged hallmarks is freedom of the press. No nation, the breathless masses are told, [...]

Twitter Targets Accounts Of Outlets Covering Unrest In Bolivia

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Social media giant Twitter took the step of suspending the official account of MintPress News on Saturday. Without warning, the nine-year-old account with 64,000 followers was abruptly labeled as [...]

US State Propaganda Outlets Censor Black Lives Matter Protests

By Yasha Levine, Immigrants as a Weapon -

With a budget that hovers around $100 million, RFE/RL broadcasts to something like to 22 countries in 26 languages. And the same censorship regime extends to just about every RFE/RL language [...]

Media Relations Controls Marginalize The Press … And The Public

By Kathryn Foxhall, Quill Mag. -

As protests erupt in the wake of police brutality, one key point for journalists to remember is that many police agencies have enforced silence on police officers. And that creates an [...]

Facebook Told My Followers I Was Spreading Misinformation About Government Surveillance

By Evan Greer, Medium. -

There is no silver bullet solution that will stop the spread of online misinformation without resulting in collateral damage and censorship of legitimate content and marginalized voices. Instead [...]

Another Method Of US Censorship: Media Minders

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States government often criticizes other countries for controlling their media, but over the past thirty years, it is the US media that has become tightly controlled. We speak with [...]

Federal Health Agencies Block Journalists’ Access To COVID-19 Experts And Information

By Gary Schwitzer, HealthReviewNews.org. -

It is a form of censorship.  Journalists trying to cover COVID-19 are not allowed to talk with many federal health researchers or administrators without checking in first with government “public [...]

Facebook Deletes Palestinian Information Center’s Page

By Staff, English.palinfo.com -

Facebook on Saturday removed the alternative page of the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) after deleting the official 5-million-fan page in October and two backup pages in December as part of [...]

Stop .org Domain Registry Sale To Private Equity Firm

By Staff, Electronic Frontier Foundation -

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) said a private equity firm newly created by domain name industry insiders should be stopped from acquiring the .org domain registry, which provides a home [...]

Abby Martin Banned From Speaking At US University For Refusing To Sign Pro-Israel Pledge

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Since 2014, 28 states, among those Georgia, have adopted anti-boycott laws, including five executive orders issued by governors. Former teleSUR presenter and creator of The Empire Files Abby [...]

Under US Pressure, Social Media Companies Censor Critical Content And Suspend Venezuelan, Iranian, And Syrian Accounts

By Ben Norton, Thegrayzone.com -

The Donald Trump administration is ramping up its information war against Venezuela, Iran, and Syria. And it has enlisted social media platforms as weapons in its assault on these top [...]

The Top 25 Censored Stories Of 2018-2019

By Staff, Projectcensored.org -

The presentation of the Top 25 stories of 2018-2019 extends the tradition originated by Professor Carl Jensen and his Sonoma State University students in 1976, while reflecting how the expansion [...]

Newsweek Journalist Resigns Over Suppressed OPCW Report

By Caitlin Johnstone, Caitlinjohnstone.com -

A Newsweek journalist has resigned after the publication reportedly suppressed his story about the ever-growing OPCW scandal, the revelation of immensely significant plot holes in the [...]

First They Came For Max

By Ray McGovern, Raymcgovern.com -

Well, not really first.  They had already come for Chelsea Manning; for Julian Assange; for John Kiriakou; for Jeffrey Sterling — the list is longer still.  Last Friday they came SWAT-Like for [...]

Wave Of Arrests Of Journalists, Website Blocking In Egypt

By Staff, Rsf.org -

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the latest attempts by the Egyptian authorities to gag the media, in which at least six journalists have been detained in a week-old wave of [...]