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D.N. in the News

Anjali Kamat’s New Column: "Change We Can Believe In?"

Democracy Now! producer Anjali Kamat writes, "To all those for whom America has represented generations of racial injustice, the election of America’s first Black president marks the beginning of a new era...But unless the inspired millions who brought him to power continue to believe their demands matter and insist on holding him accountable each step of the way, it will be Obama’s corporate and hawkish friends who determine the domestic and foreign policies of the coming administration and our collective future."

November 10, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, Anjali Kamat

Press Coverage of the Right Livelihood Award

Amy Goodman, first journalist to win the "Alternative Nobel"

October 02, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, Nobel Peace Prize

"Incarceration Now!": NPR’s On The Media Interviews Amy Goodman

Around 800 people were arrested during the four day Republican National Convention earlier this month. Dozens were reporters, and one was Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman, who argues the arrests have a chilling effect on journalists.

September 26, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Associated Press: "Reporters arrested at GOP convention: No charges"

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Charges will be dropped against journalists who were arrested during the Republican National Convention protests and cited with unlawful assembly.

September 19, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Current (Public TV/Radio Newspaper) reports on the arrests of Democracy Now! producers at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul

Videos of the Sept. 1 arrests of Democracy Now! producers in St. Paul, Minn., spread chilling evidence that police were making no distinction between the protestors outside the Republican National Convention and working journalists covering their activities.

September 19, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, RNC 2008

Media Coverage on the Arrest of Amy Goodman and Two Democracy Now! Producers

Links to video and articles about the arrest of Amy Goodman, Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar.

September 18, 2008 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, Freedom of the Press, RNC 2008

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.

Click here to read full interview

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

Amy Interviewed By CNN (8/9/00)

November 30, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Headline News Profiles DN! (2/23/98)

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

CNN Talkback (3/4/03)

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

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