This week’s program presents excerpts from “The Long Sili-CON: Power and Censorship in the Digital Era,” a live online discussion co-produced by Project Censored and The Real News Network. The first in a series of three programs examining life and media in the modern age of pervasive digital communication as well as censorship. It examines the question “Is Freedom Possible in the Digital Era?” The panelists included Andy Lee Roth, Allison Butler and John K. Wilson; with moderators Maximillian Alvarez of The Real News Network and Mickey Huff of Project Censored.
Andy Lee Roth is Associate Director of Project Censored, and co-editor of the annual Project Censored books. Alison Butler is senior lecturer and Director of the Media Literacy Certificate Program in Communications, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. John K. Wilson is Contributing Editor to Academeblog.org, a project of the American Association of University Professors. Maximillian Alvarez is Editor-in-Chief at the Real News Network.
A video of the entire program can be seen below: