Guest, Mickey Huff

Guest Name: 
Mickey Huff
Guest Occupation: 
Director Project Censored
Guest Biography: 

Mickey Huff is the director of Project Censored, founded in 1976, and is president of the nonprofit Media Freedom Foundation. To date, he has edited or coedited eight volumes of Censored (published by Seven Stories Press) and contributed numerous chapters to these works dating back to 2008. 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.

Huff is cohost with former Project Censored director Peter Phillips of The Project Censored Show, the weekly syndicated public affairs program that began in 2010, originates from the historic studios of KPFA Pacifica Radio in Berkeley CA, and airs on 40 stations around the US. He sits on the advisory board for the Media Literacy and Digital Culture graduate program at Sacred Heart University, and serves on the editorial board for the journal Secrecy and Society. For the past several years, Huff has worked with the national outreach committee of Banned Books Week, working with the American Library Association and the National Coalition Against Censorship, of which Project Censored is a member. He also represents Project Censored as one of the cosponsoring organizations for the National Whistleblowers Summit held annually in Washington DC and speaks about media literacy and censorship issues at venues across the US. He is a longtime musician and composer and lives with his family in Northern California.