Walter Lippmann in Wonderland: Project Censored's Top 10 Stories of 2019 Project Censored

Walter Lippmann in Wonderland: Project Censored's Top 10 Stories of 2019 Project Censored

(October 11, 2019) Every year, Project Censored scours the landscape for the most important stories that the mainstream corporate media somehow missed, and every year the task seems to get a bit stranger....

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Huffman Gets Bleak Input on Fisheries

Congressman's national tour starts in Arcata with grim discussion

(October 11, 2019) Long before the first refugees from the city planted cannabis seeds in the hills of Southern Humboldt, fishermen braved the seas in summer and winter to bring back crab, salmon,...

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'Jolting and Surprising'

UPD officers air grievances with no-confidence vote in chief

(October 11, 2019) Humboldt State University Chief of Police Donn Peterson was with Vice President of Administration and Finance Douglas Dawes on Sept. 30 when he first learned of his officer's no-confidence vote...

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Because Media Literacy Matters

(October 3, 2019) Welcome to our second annual Media Literacy Issue. A lot has changed since last year's inaugural offering (June 7, 2018), penned as the fake news chorus gripped the nation....

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'Insurmountable'

Humboldt's 'old-growth' daily newspaper slammed by another round of cuts

(October 3, 2019) When Daniel Squier returned to the Times-Standard in January of 2018 to take a reporting job covering local courts, he knew he would be stepping into a newsroom fundamentally...

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Journalism at Three Arcata High Schools

Hope is a teen with a reporter's notebook, smart phone and a journalism class

(October 3, 2019) The journalism adviser hands skinny reporter notebooks to students filing into her Arcata High School classroom. Today is a favorite day for English teacher Danielle Witten and her 30-person...

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Endangered

Why local news is a threatened species and what you can do to protect it

(October 3, 2019) Consider the worm. Some species of worm are parasites that live off the human body. But others are essential to our ecosystem. They add nutrients to our soil that...

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Representation Matters

Native people are doing awesome things but, please, let's talk about Johnny Depp

(October 3, 2019) Johnny Depp is likely not going to read this article. He's very busy. He owns his own island, after all, and imagine the upkeep on emptying his Roomba of...

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The Invisible Primary

(October 3, 2019) Welcome to the invisible primary, the season leading up to official primaries and caucuses, in which candidates fight for media attention and pundits stupify the campaign into a horse...

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Poking Fun and Poking Holes

Why the world needs more parody news

(October 3, 2019) "Good satire goes beyond the specific point it's trying to make and teaches you how to think critically. Even after your favorite cartoonist retires or [Stephen] Colbert wraps it up,...

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Hey Reporters! The Environment is Everything

Media props and flops when it comes to saving the world

(October 3, 2019) Imagine this: Meteorologists warn that a huge storm is poised to hit Humboldt County. We can expect howling winds to uproot trees and knock out power. The Eel River...

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Soldiers Unknown

Telling a story a century in the making

(September 26, 2019) Chag Lowry knows some stories need to be told to make way for healing. He also knows some stories have been pushed aside and ignored, recast by outsiders or,...

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Flood Watch

With winter approaching, local agencies urge preparedness

(September 26, 2019) If you think the government is going to bail you out if a flood comes, think again. While a dozen or so public agencies will do their darndest to save...

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'Badly Tainted'

Revelations about an officer's Eureka past raise concerns in Mendocino

(September 26, 2019) Mendocino County District Attorney David Eyster has grave concerns about the Willits Police Department's hiring of Jacob Jones, having learned of sustained allegations of the officer's dishonesty during his tenure...

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Coming Full Circle

As one door closes, another opens at the Blue Ox

(September 19, 2019) Jose Pacheco was a cherubic 12 year old with a troubled past and an uncertain future when he arrived at Blue Ox Community School's doorstep eight years ago. Not...

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In the Balance

Local enviro groups 'insist' on changes to wind farm project

(September 19, 2019) Seven local environmental groups have signed onto a letter to the Humboldt County Planning Department demanding changes to a proposed wind farm project that would place dozens of large turbines...

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