As public trust in the mainstream media plummets amid widespread censorship and propaganda, media literacy expert Mickey Huff joins Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ to shed light on the year’s top censored stories.

After Criticism, Washington Post Disavows ‘Russian Propaganda’ Blacklist Of Indie Media
‘The Post, which did not name any of the sites, does not itself vouch for the validity of PropOrNot’s findings regarding any individual media outlet,’ a new editor’s note on the controversial story asserts.
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    Starvation & The Forgotten War: Child Malnutrition Rates Up 200% In Yemen Since 2014
    ‘Yemen is being slowly starved to death,’ declared a representative of the humanitarian NGO OxFam. ‘This is not by accident – it is systematic.’
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      Obama, Not Trump, May Be The Biggest Threat To The Iran Deal
      While the president-elect does pose a threat to the Iran deal, its gravest perils come from the Obama administration that negotiated it and now claims it as a landmark achievement.
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        Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Censored By Saudi Gov’t After Criticizing Trump
        ‘The author Jamal Khashoggi does not represent the government of Saudi Arabia or its positions at any level,’ a representative of the Gulf Kingdom said.
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          Recount 2016: Controversy & Media Attacks Follow Jill Stein’s Demand For Electoral Integrity
          ‘What the recounts will do is make clear at long last that we must radically reform our abysmal voting system so that this kind of thing never happens again,’ an election integrity activist tells MintPress News.
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            Cold War 2.0: A New Wave Of McCarthyites & Anti-Russian Propaganda Emerge In Response To ‘Fake News’
            Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola joins Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ to discuss the ramifications of the new ‘red scare’ for legitimate alternative media in the post-election ‘fake news’ frenzy.
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              FBI Policy Of Manufacturing Terrorism Plots Reaffirmed By Appeals Court
              “Ordinarily the law prohibits the government from entrapping innocent citizens into crime, but the law provides an exception when the target is ‘predisposed.'”
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                Massive Corporations From Chiquita To Coca-Cola Used Personal Armies To Uproot, Terrorize Colombians
                ‘Chiquita admitted to paying paramilitaries and giving them 3,000 Kalashnikov rifles between 1997 and 2004,’ Dan Kovalik, a human rights lawyer, notes in an interview with MintPress News.
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                  Dakota Access Pipeline Builders Threaten To Continue Construction After Gov’t Refuses Key Permit
                  Energy Transfer Partners, the builder behind the Dakota Access pipeline, vows to continue construction under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. ‘Nothing [the Obama administration] has done today changes that in any way,’ according to a Sunday statement.
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