Validated Independent News stories (VINs) report information and perspective that the public has a right and need to know, but to which it has limited access. Before being posted as a VIN, each story undergoes evaluation by student researchers and faculty evaluators to determine that it is important, timely, fact-based, well documented, and under-reported in the corporate media. These VINs are candidates for inclusion among the top 25 stories in Project Censored’s annual book.
Some of the largest and most respected environmental organizations not only have substantially weakened their advocacy for the environment, but have in some cases have actually opposed policies which must be enacted to prevent runaway global warming because of partnerships and financial support from the very corporations causing the worst damage to the planet. The activism of […]
Net Neutrality, the term used to describe free use of the internet without censorship from internet service providers, is still very much underground. Net Neutrality, as stated in this short article on The Washington Post‘s website, is mostly covered by the Free Press and receives little to no mainstream media coverage. While this article is […]
Based on an article written by Shanti Rangwani, it has been said that milk is unhealthy. Although the government has declared milk essential to human health, there are underlying health issues about milk that have not been covered by the mainstream media. Milk labels claim it to be high in calcium and TV commercials say […]
From 2003 to 2007 Dr. Larry James was the Chief Psychologist of the Joint Intelligence Group and a senior member of the Behavioral Science Consultation Team (BSCT). His job was advising on interrogation and behavior management for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay. He also had a dual role in 2004 as the director of the […]
Farm animals of today are so pumped full of steroids and growth hormones that is it decreasing their quality of life significantly. The American meat producers’ goal is to produce the meatiest animals regardless of the effects on the quality of their lives. An article in the Journal of Animal Science shed some light on […]