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The Crisis of the Media-Industrial Complex, A Talk by Nermeen Shaikh

Ithaca, NY

October 03, 2019 | Thursday | 7:00 pm

Center for Natural Sciences 112

Textor Cir,
Ithaca, NY 14850 ( see map )
Journalist Nermeen Shaikh will speak about the fallacies and distortions of mainstream media and how independent news outlets like Democracy Now! provide an urgently needed corrective.

Nermeen Shaikh is a cohost and news producer at Democracy Now! She is the author of “The Present as History,” published by Columbia University Press. She regularly speaks on issues ranging from contemporary news media and film to politics and literature. She has presented in various venues including the United Nations, TEDx Danubia (Hungary), the Toronto International Film Festival, the American Psychological Association, the New European Literature Festival, among others.

The event is free and open to the public.

Nermeen Shaikh

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Nermeen Shaikh is a producer and co-host of Democracy Now! Nermeen has previously worked in research and non-governmental organizations and has an M.Phil. from Cambridge University. She is the author of The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power (Columbia University Press). You can watch her TEDx talk here