Amy Goodman cover

photo credits: CC-BY-2.0

Amy Goodman

American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author

1957   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Bay Shore High School, College of the Atlantic
occupation: columnist, radio producer, investigative reporter, writer, television producer, television presenter, journalist
award received: Orwell Award, Right Livelihood Award, George Polk Award, Gandhi Peace Award, EFF Pioneer Award, Thomas Merton Award, I. F. Stone Hall of Fame
www.democracynow.org

Amy Goodman (born April 13, 1957) is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author. Her investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East Timor independence movement and Chevron Corporation's role in Nigeria. Since 1996, she has been the main host of Democracy Now!, a progressive global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Thomas Merton Award in 2004, a Right Livelihood Award in 2008, and an Izzy Award in 2009 for "special achievement in independent media". In 2012, Goodman received the Gandhi Peace Award for a "significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace". She is the author of six books, including the 2012 The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope, and the 2016 Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America. In 2016, she was criminally charged in connection with her coverage of protests of the Dakota Access pipeline. The charges, which were condemned by the Committee to Protect Journalists, were dismissed on October 17, 2016.She was awarded the I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence by Harvard's Nieman Foundation in 2014.
Read more or edit on Wikipedia

Welcome on Inventaire

the library of your friends and communities
learn more
Feedback
you are offline