Are we heading towards the end of Americans republic as Chalmers Johnson have argue in his Conversation with History? If its happening, the journalistic freedom will surely be one of the first vanguard of democracy to go.
Below is a top ten list of overlooked news in 2005 over the past year compiled by Project censored:
The whole list composes of 25 censored news in total
San Francisco Bay Guardian did an article on this.
After reading the San Francisco Bay Guardian article, I could not help thinking about what Chalmers Johnson said in Conversation with History about militarism and American power and its comparison with the demise of Roman Republic(watch video). He in that interview argues that the current militarism of the American empire is slowly eroding American democracy, which will eventually led to public backlashes. Lets hope that the backlash comes earlier not later or maybe citizen journalism (i.e bloggers) can save us.