St Mary’s University College
The festival is called in Irish Gaelic “Féile an Phobail” (Festival of the People).
Her talk is entitled, “Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing the World”
The unprecedented resistance to President Donald Trump did not materialize overnight. Grassroots movements have been challenging the establishment for years, and are what Democracy Now! reports on every day in its global news hour. From the standoff at Standing Rock to the voices of grassroots leaders; from Black Lives Matter activists to those fighting for peace, climate justice, migrant rights, and LGBTQ equality; from uncovering government surveillance to fighting attacks on freedom of the press, Democracy Now! has been reporting for over two decades from the front lines of the movements that are changing America and changing the world.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....