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AMY GOODMAN is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author of six books. Since 1996, Goodman has hosted Democracy Now! and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2012 Gandhi Peace Award for a “significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace”. In 2016, she was criminally charged in connection with her coverage of protests of the Dakota Access pipeline. The charges, which were condemned by the Committee to Protect Journalists, were ultimately dismissed.
Goodman will be available to sign copies of her latest bestseller, Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America, which will be for sale at the event.
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The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....