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D.N. in the News

Amy Goodman Interviewed for NOW on PBS about RNC Arrests

Amy Goodman discusses her arrest, the arrests of her colleagues, police response to demonstrators, and freedom of the press at the Republican National Convention.

September 08, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, RNC 2008

Lawmaker Calls on Pentagon to Explain Promotion of Threat-Wielding Recruiter After Democracy Now! Broadcast

Rep. Gene Green (D–TX) is calling on the Pentagon to explain why a military recruiter was given a promotion despite being found to have illegally threatened a teenage boy with jail time if he decided to go to college instead of joining the military. The recruiter was eventually promoted to head a different recruiting station. Green sent the letter questioning Kelt’s new job after his Wednesday appearance on Democracy Now!

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August 08, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Democracy Now!–live from Aspen, CO

Democracy Now! and Free Speech TV team up with Aspen Public Access Channel, Grassroots TV, for historic national broadcast.

July 03, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Amy Goodman on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews

Amy Goodman on MSNBC’s Hardball, discussing the women’s vote in the 2008 election.

June 16, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Amy Goodman on the Importance of Independent Bookstores

I think the diversity of ideas, religions, and opinions in this country is our glory, is the strength of the U.S. And I think that’s why independent bookstores, which are the sanctuaries of that diversity of opinion, are just so important. They are our intellectual watering holes.

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May 27, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Democracy Now! Honored At Webby Awards

Democracy Now! has been selected as an Official Honoree at the 12th Annual Webby Awards in three categories: News, Political and Podcast.

May 07, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Amy Goodman on The Tavis Smiley Show on PBS

Amy Goodman appeared on The Tavis Smiley Show Thursday on PBS discussing her new book. Watch excerpts of the interview.

May 01, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Jeremy Scahill Wins George Polk Book Award for "Blackwater"

Democracy Now! correspondent and best-selling author Jeremy Scahill has won the The George Polk Book Award for his book "Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army." The judges said: "Scahill’s work exposed killings, human rights violations and misconduct by the firm’s personnel and revealed the U.S. government’s growing reliance on this 'shadow army.' His reporting and Congressional testimony helped propel legislation that would ban U.S. government security contracts with Blackwater and other private military companies."

February 19, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, Jeremy Scahill

Amy Goodman, cover story in The Progressive Magazine

By Elizabeth DiNovella, February 2008 Issue

“I’ve always been surprised that people say it’s a hopeful program because we deal with such difficult subjects,” she says. “But I think it’s hopeful because of the people we interview.”

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January 29, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Democracy Now! in Le Monde Diplomatique

For 12 years a radio and television news programme, Democracy Now, has survived and even flourished on a cobbled-together broadcast network that reaches all of the United States and out into the world. It has almost no paid resources, yet daily defies the corporate and government agendas, and has sometimes forced mainstream media into picking up its stories, if not its attitudes.

January 09, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Regis Philbin watches Democracy Now!

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Regis talks about his dinner with Amy Goodman on his show Live with Regis and Kelly.

REGIS: And on my right was Amy Goodman — I was unfamiliar with the name. “What do you do, Amy?”… She says, “We cover global events.” … Well, now, excuse me, but what am I going to have in common with someone who covers global news? … : The beautiful baby contest? That ain’t going to do it! … Santa Claus getting pawed? No!… [The] woman was very interesting, so I tuned her in. She’s on from 8:00 to 9:00 in the morning.

KELLY: That’s really good. So I’m going to tune her in, too.

REGIS : Yeah. Yes, Amy Goodman.

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December 20, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

DN! Honored At Webby Awards

DN! has been selected as an Official Honoree for the Politics category and for the Podcasts category in The 11th Annual Webby Awards.

April 11, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Blackwater on NYT Bestseller List

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Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill’s new book Blackwater is #9 on this week’s New York Times bestseller list.

April 11, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, Jeremy Scahill

Hardball with Chris Matthews (8/22/07)

November 28, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Amy Goodman on Paula Zahn (11/15/06)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

The Colbert Report (10/05/06)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Hardball with Chris Matthews (8/11/06)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

MSNBC’s 10th Anniv., Hardball (7/31/06)

November 28, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Hardball with Chris Matthews (11/23/05)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Hardball with Chris Matthews (8/25/05)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

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