Nora Barrows-Friedman

is an associate editor of The Electronic Intifada and the author of In Our Power: US Students Organize for Justice in Palestine (Just World Books, 2014). She has focused on Palestinian human rights issues as a reporter and broadcaster for nearly 20 years.

Mischa Geracoulis

is a journalist, contributing editor at The Markaz Review, and educator focused on human rights and the human condition, identity and intersections, diaspora and displacement. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, journalistic oath of ethics, and critical media literacy inform her body of work and approach to life. Some of Mischa’s research topics include the Armenian Genocide, global refugee crises, rights to adequate housing and equitable education, and press freedom. Follow her on Twitter @MGeracoulis.

Mickey Huff 

is the director of Project Censored and president of the nonprofit Media Freedom Foundation. Since 2009, he has coedited the Project Censored yearbook, including its most recent volume, State of the Free Press 2022. He is also coauthor, with Nolan Higdon, of United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (City Lights, 2019) and the forthcoming Let’s Agree to Disagree: A Critical Thinking Guide to Communication, Conflict Management, and Critical Media Literacy (Routledge, 2022).

Andy Lee Roth

is the associate director of Project Censored where he coordinates the Campus Affiliates Program, a news media research network of several hundred students and faculty at two dozen colleges and universities across North America. His research and writing have been published in a variety of outlets, including Index on CensorshipIn These TimesYES! MagazineMedia, Culture & Society, and the International Journal of Press/Politics.

Veronica Santiago Liu

is the founder and general coordinator of the collective that operates Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria, a nonprofit bookstore and community space in Washington Heights, NYC. Prior to that she was managing editor then senior editor for more than a decade at Seven Stories Press, where she currently contributes as editor at large. Veronica was the former in-house editor of the Project Censored yearbooks at Seven Stories Press.

T. M. Scruggs

is professor emeritus in ethnomusicology at the University of Iowa, who has published in print, audio, and video format on Central American, Cuban, and Venezuelan music and dance and US jazz. He is involved in community radio in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and the United States, including the KPFA (Berkeley, CA) Local Station Board, and the Pacifica National Board. Scruggs serves as the executive producer for The Real News Network and as a board member of Truthout and the Media Freedom Foundation.

Dan Simon

is the founder and publisher of Seven Stories Press. He is the co-author, with Jack Hoffman, of Run Run Run: The Lives of Abbie Hoffman and translator of Van Gogh: Self Portraits by Pascal Bonafoux.