Lecture: “Resist the Media” by Mickey Huff,
Director of Project Censored
Thursday, April 18, 7-9pm
1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland (Art Building, off Wightman St.)
– Free Admission –
Resist the Media: “Fake News,” Critical Reasoning, Sociology of Media, and the Influence of News as Propaganda
Ashland Oregon’s 14th-annual Independent Media Week showcases a coalition of independent media producers, local activists and community groups organized around the theme of “a well-informed citizenry is a cornerstone of democracy.”
Independent Media Week is a grassroots campaign to inform and empower citizens by showcasing local efforts and to expand and inspire hyper-local media production. Once again, media activists and community volunteers are organizing the week’s activities, and invite participation and attendance from all interested citizens and organizations. Groups and individuals are invited to participate.
Mickey Huff is the current director of Project Censored, founded in 1976, and president of the nonprofit Media Freedom Foundation. To date, he has edited or coedited ten volumes of Censored, and contributed numerous chapters to these works dating back to 2008. His most recent book, edited with Andy Lee Roth, is Censored 2019: Fighting the Fake News Invasion. Additionally, he has coauthored several chapters on media and propaganda for many other scholarly publications.
He is currently professor of social science and history at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he is cochair of the history department. He is also a lecturer in communications at California State University, and has taught sociology of media at Sonoma State University.