This week’s program presents excerpts from a live online discussion co-produced by Project Censored and The Real News Network. This is the third and final installment in the series “The Long Sili-CON: Power and Censorship in the Digital Era,” which examines media and society in our times of pervasive digital communication. This episode addressed the question, “What could life and media be without surveillance capitalism?”
Mnar Muhawish Adley is the founder and editor-in-chief of MintPress News. Abby Martin is founder of Media Roots and The Empire Files. Her recent documentary is Gaza Fights For Freedom. Nolan Higdon, author of The Anatomy of Fake News, teaches history and media studies at California State University, East Bay. He and Mickey Huff are the co-authors of the 2019 book United States of Distraction.