Issue: December 01, 2016

The cover story this week: Project Censored has been pulling back the curtain on corporate mainstream media's tendency to skim the truth or diminish detail for 40 years now, and this week SN&R has their top ten censored stories of the year; from increased U.S. military deployment around the world to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, it's all here. Paul Rosenberg and Terelle Jerricks report.

Elsewhere in the issue: Jenny Williams claims her Christian charity, Courage House, which aims to provide temporary residence to survivors of sex trafficking, is being harassed on religious grounds due to accusations of regulatory violations by the state, Raheem F. Hosseini has the story; a new batch of emails from Kevin Johnson detail his work in trying to oust executive director of the National Conference of Black Mayors, Vanessa Williams, Raheem F. Hosseini reports; Elsewhere, find out what makes Patrick Hill's one of the most sought after producers in Sacramento, Mozes Zarate has the scoop. Also in the book, the holidays are rife with awkward conversation, so why not go have a silent night by checking out one of the many holiday plays and concerts that our theater critic, Jeff Hudson, recommends.