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COMM 103 - Journalism and Democracy - Prof. Passariello: Project Censored - Stories/Search Strategies

This guide is designed to help you get started in researching Project Censored topics and articles.

Project Censored

Project Censored

Project Censored educates students and the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government.  We expose and oppose news censorship and we promote independent investigative journalism, media literacy, and critical thinking.

Sample Search - Project Censored 2015

STORY 1- HALF OF GLOBAL WEALTH OWNED BY 1%, OXFAM REPORT FINDS

As you look through the article, try to find the key components of the story. These may be organizations or people. Look also for key terminology, subjects and documents or publications.

Remember to combine your terms and refine your searches.   

For this article, below are some but not all the key terms:

  • Oxfam
  • Global Poverty
  • Economic Inequality
  • Living Wage
  • One Percent

Sample Search - Project Censored 2015

STORY 8 - WHO DIES AT THE HANDS OF POLICE - AND HOW OFTEN

As you look through the article, try to find the key components of the story. These may be organizations or people. Look also for key terminology, subjects and documents or publications.

Remember to combine your terms and refine your searches. 

For this article, below are some but not all the key terms and combinations of terms:

  • Policy Brutality
  • Richard Becker
  • Justified Homicides
  • Racism
  • Officer-involved Death

Sample Search - Project Censored 2015

STORY 23 - UNPROCESSED RAPE KITS  

As you look through the article, try to find the key components of the story. These may be organizations or people. Look also for key terminology, subjects and documents or publications.

Remember to combine your terms and refine your searches.

For this article, below are some but not all the key terms:

  • rape kit"
  • "sexual assault"
  • National Institute of Justice
  • Jessica Ripley
  • "forensic exams"