Illustration by Anson Stevens-Bollen. Cover design by Albert Cortez When we first ran the annual list of Project Censored’s top stories last year, I lamented the loss of journalist lives. The year was deadly, and 56 journalists worldwide were killed in 2018 for doing their duty to report current events and inform communities. So far 2019 has been less marked by lethal … [Read more...] about Through the Looking Glass: Project Censored’s top stories of the year
1. On April 20, Hawaii News Now reported that someone had created a fake Facebook profile of a Maui legislator and scammed at least one of the legislator’s friends out of $500. Who is the Maui legislator? A. Sen. J. Kalani English B. Sen. Roz Baker C. Rep. Angus McKelvey D. Rep. Kaniela Ing E. Rep. Justin Woodson 2. Two Maui legislators were among the introducers of HB … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Which Maui legislator had to deal with a fake Facebook profile?
Fresh off interviewing Mark Zuckerberg for the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees, Senator Brian Schatz talks with Bill Maher on his HBO Show Real Time. Schatz discusses Syrian bombing campaigns, long war authorization from Congress, and taking in as many refugees as possible. … [Read more...] about Senator Brian Schatz talks with Bill Maher on HBO
THE STUFF OF NIGHTMARES Frank Lyko is a biologist at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg with a narrow field of study: the marbled crayfish. But as Dr. Lyko and his colleagues report in a study published Feb. 5, there’s more to the six-inch crustacean than meets the eye. Until about 25 years ago, this species didn’t exist, The New York Times explains. One single, … [Read more...] about NOTW: Crayfish clones, goat caddies and canine candidates
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