underground press

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Noun1.underground press - a system of clandestine printing and distribution of dissident or banned literature
print media - a medium that disseminates printed matter
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But, for a good few, fearless writing never really stopped completely during those dangerous times, though much of it done sub rosa or in the so-called 'mosquito press,' sometimes called alternative or underground press. And when that brand of 'subversive' writing finally broke into the open, it did so with daring and defiance.
(The Weather Underground did successfully pressure Leary into issuing calls for violent revolution, an idea he'd never advocated before and disavowed later.) The psychologist eventually found himself the victim of what became known in the underground press as a "revolutionary bust": Cleaver had the Learys kidnapped from their apartment and held captive, because he felt Tim's recklessness was "jeopardiz[ing] our work toward revolution in Babylon."
Gitlin said he and others in the underground press were as aghast at the crimes as those in the so-called silent majority -- what President Richard Nixon dubbed the older generation.
The exhibit includes printing equipment and ephemera from the Underground Press Syndicate and other free press counter-culture newspaper movements across the United States.
The earlier interviews appeared in underground press publications while the later in major literary and academic journals.
The text includes discussions of the underground press, letters to the editor, and newspaper illustrations, among other things.
Adam Michnik, a Polish attendee, was already championing the underground press in Warsaw and the Workers' Defense Committee, the first major anti-Communist organization in Eastern Europe.
Japanese Period (1941-44) - The beginning of "alternative" media (vodavil, zarzuela) and the "underground press" as all radio stations except KZRH (which served as Japanese mouthpiece) were shut down.
Police seized an underground press in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria for allegedly printing leaflets against the security forces, security officials said.
But the underground press became the main forum for war and post-war issues, and featured discussions of the colonial relationship.

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