News That Matters

Project Censored: The News That Didn’t Make The News:

…[this organization] compiles an annual list of 25 news stories of social significance that have been overlooked, under-reported or self-censored by the country’s major national news media.

They list the Top 25 Censored Stories. The top five of 2006:

  1. Bush Administration Moves to Eliminate Open Government
  2. Media Coverage Fails on Iraq: Fallujah and the Civilian Death
  3. Another Year of Distorted Election Coverage
  4. Surveillance Society Quietly Moves In
  5. U.S. Uses Tsunami to Military Advantage in Southeast Asia

(via CBC radio’s The Current)