The Other Side of the News
The award-winning host of Democracy Now spells out the consequences of corporate control of the media in two riveting stories. First, she recounts her amazing encounter with mainstream journalists at the Overseas Press Club in New York. Then she discusses the past and present situation in Indonesia and East Timor, including her own harrowing eyewitness experience with Allan Nairn. Introduced by David Barsamian
Amy Goodman is the award-winning host of Democracy Now the daily syndicated radio and TV program. Howard Zinn says, “Amy Goodman has carried the great muckraking tradition of Upton Sinclair, George Seldes, and I.F. Stone into the electronic age, creating a powerful counter to the mainstream media.” She’s the author of The Exception to the Rulers and Breaking the Sound Barrier.