- Planet Erstwild - 20080624 - Amy Goodman Interview

"Media should be the fourth estate, not for the state." -Amy Goodman

 

James Moore interviews independent media champion Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! who visited Fairfield this past weekend as part of a tour for her latest book "Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times", her latest book co-written with her brother, investigative journalist David Goodman. Democracy Now! is the largest media collaboration in North American public broadcasting.

Amy has won many of the most prestigious awards in journalism, including the George Polk Award, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, and the Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting. Her other NY Times best-sellers include "Exception to the Rulers" and "Static".