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Amy Goodman Keynote Address

Chicago, IL

July 02, 2015 | Thursday | 7:30 pm

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

2233 S Martin Luther King Drive,
Chicago, IL 60616 ( see map )
Join Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! and author of numerous books, including most recently the New York Times-bestselling book The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope (with Denis Moynihan), for a talk and book signing. Goodman will discuss her latest reporting on the global environmental crisis, Black Lives Matter, Democracy Now!’s coverage from Charleston, SC, and how movements are responding to this challenge. She will speak about the importance of social movements historically and why an independent media is essential in covering them.

This is one of the opening keynotes to the 4-day conference hosted by the non-profit Center for Economic Research and Social Change

Ticket prices vary; $10 for this session only, $45 for any individual day of the conference, or $100 or more for the full conference. Get tickets

Amy Goodman

Amy goodman
Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....