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Project Censored: 10 Big Stories News Media Ignored in 2015

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The runners-up:

  • Pesticide manufacturers spend millions on PR response to declining bee populations
  • USDA ignores popular critiques of new pesticide-resistant genetically modified crops
  • Pentagon and NATO encircle Russia and China
  • Global forced displacement tops 50 million
  • Big sugar borrowing tactics from big tobacco
  • U.S. military sexual assault of Colombian children
  • Media "whitewash" Senate's CIA torture report
  • ICREACH: the NSA's secret search engine
  • "Most comprehensive" assessment yet warns against geoengineering risks
  • FBI seeks backdoors in new communications technology
  • The new Amazon of the north: Canadian deforestation
  • Global killing of environmentalists rises drastically
  • Unprocessed rape kits
  • NSA's AURORAGOLD Program hacks cell phones around world
  • Greenland's meltwater contributes to rising sea levels

Tim Redmond, a long-time editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian, is the founding member of the San Francisco Progressive Media Center and editor of that nonprofit organization's publication 48 Hills.



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