Featured in the Film & Special Contributors

Abby Martin
Abby Martin is the founder of Mediaroots.org and the creator and host of Breaking the Set on Russia Today.  Abby is on the board of directors for Media Freedom Foundation/Project Censored.

Andrew Phillips
Andrew Phillips is interim General Manager at KPFA Pacifica Radio in Berkeley, CA.

Andy Lee Roth
Andy Lee Roth, is associate director of Project Censored and a sociologist.  In addition to co-editing Censored 2013, Censored 2009 and Censored 2008, he has published research in the Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics; Social Studies of Science; Media, Culture & Society; and Sociological Theory.  His current work focuses on the importance of a free press for democratic self-government and the ways that corporate news media narrow the scope of legitimate public discourse. His most recent publication is “Framing Al-Awlaki: How Government Officials and Corporate Media Legitimized a Targeted Killing,” which appears in Censored 2013: Dispatches from the Media Revolution.

Bob Jimenez
Bob Jimenez is a TV news anchor.

Cynthia McKinney
Cynthia McKinney is an American politician and activist. She has served six terms in the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party from 1993 to 2003 and 2005 to 2007. She was the Green Party’s Presidential nominee in the 2008 election.

Dan Rather
Dan Rather is former lead anchor at CBS news turned critic of corporate news media.

Daniel Ellsberg
Daniel Ellsberg is a former military analyst who, while employed for the RAND Corporation, released in 1971 what would later be known as the “Pentagon Papers”, a top secret Pentagon report on government decision-making in the Vietnam War.

Greg Palast
Greg Palast is a freelance journalist and author.  He has done work with the New York Times, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as well as The Observer. He has written about corporate malfeasance, labor unions and other social topics. He has also uncovered evidence indicating that Florida Governor Jed Bush among others rigged ballots in the 2000 Election, as well as related issues with the 2004 election.

Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn was an academic historian, writer, playwright and activist and a political science professor at Boston University. Famous for his work, A People’s History of the United States, he was known for his works regarding civil rights, labor history and anti-war movements.

John Perkins
John Perkins is an author, well known for his work, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. He is also known for his for his writing in regards to indigenous cultures and shamanism.

Khalil Bendib
Khalil Bendib is a fine artist and political cartoonist. He hosts a program called Voices of the Middle East and North America on KPFA/Pacifica Radio. He has contributed to several editions of Censored.

Laurel Krause
Laurel Krause is co-founder of the Kent State Truth Tribunal and Project Censored contributor.

Michael Parenti
Michael Parenti is a writer, historian and culture critic. He has worked on and researched many topics from voting fraud in US elections to class struggle. He is the author of more than two dozen books, including Democracy for the Few and The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People’s History of Ancient Rome.

Mickey Huff
Mickey Huff is the director of Project Censored and is on the board of directors for the Media Freedom Foundation.  He is professor of social science and history at Diablo Valley College (DVC) in the San Francisco Bay area, where he is co-chair of the history department.  Huff is co-host with former Project Censored director Dr. Peter Phillips of the Project Censored Show on KPFA Pacifica Radio. He is on the steering committee of Banned Books and has been interviewed by numerous independent and major media outlets and speaks regularly at public venues across the US on issues of censorship, propaganda, media literacy, and contemporary historiography, with a special focus on untold histories and suppressed historical narratives. His work has appeared in numerous academic journals and books and has been published by many online news and commentary sites. He has been a co-editor, editor, and/or contributor to the award-winning Censored annual book series from 2008 to the present, all published by Seven Stories Press in New York City.  His most recent book publication is Censored 2013: Dispatches From the Media Revolution.

Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky is linguist, philosopher, historian, political critic and activist. He is famous for his works, having written more than 100 books, including Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, and his theories, such as the Propaganda Model, which he specifically explored with Edward Herman.

Nolan Higdon
Nolan Higdon is a lecturer in history at Diablo Valley College and Project Censored Faculty Affiliate researcher and contributor.

Nora Barrows-Friedman
Nora Barrows-Friedman is a journalist and photographer. She was a Senior Producer for KPFA/Pacifica Radio and is a correspondent for The Electronic Intifada, Al-Jazeera English, Truthout.org and Inter Press Service. She has written in several editions of Censored.

Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. He came to prominence in the 1980’s and 1990’s for his films regarding the Vietnam War, of which he participated in. His films include Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July and JFK. He is the coauthor of The Untold History of the United States with Peter Kuznick.

Peter Kuznick
Peter Kuznick is a Professor of History at American University. He is the author of several works about historic narratives and was a coauthor to The Untold Story of the United States with Oliver Stone.

Peter Phillips
Peter Phillips, is Professor of Sociology at Sonoma State University and past-director of Project Censored. He teaches classes in Media Censorship, Investigative Sociology, Sociology of Power, Political Sociology, and Sociology of Media. He has published fourteen editions of Censored: Media Democracy in Acton from Seven Stories Press 1997-2010. Phillips writes op-ed pieces for independent media nationwide having published in dozens of publications, newspapers and websites including: Common Dreams, Buzzflash, Dissident Voice, Global Research, and Daily Censored. In 2009, Phillips received the Dallas Smythe Award from the Union for Democratic Communications.  in He is co-host with Mickey Huff on the Morning Mix Project Censored Show which airs weekly on KPFA.

Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue is a pioneering TV talk show host and long time free press activist.

Sharon Jimenez
Sharon Jimenez is a longtime television journalist.

Susan Rahman
Susan Rahman is a lecturer in sociology at College of Marin and a Project Censored Faculty Affiliate researcher and contributor.