(born Amy Goodman April 13, 1957) is an American broadcast journalist and author.
But for the media to name their coverage of the 2003 invasion of Iraq the same as what the Pentagon calls it—everyday seeing 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'—you have to ask: 'If this were state controlled media, how would it be any different?'
[The media] are using a national treasure--that's what the public airwaves are. And they have a responsibility to bring out the full diversity of opinion or lose their licenses.
In the meantime, it just makes it a little harder to smile. But so does the world.
The Exception to the Rulers written with David Goodman [ edit ]
Going to where the silence is. That is the responsibility of a journalist: giving a voice to those who have been forgotten, forsaken, and beaten down by the powerful.
We must build a trickle-up media that reflects the true character of this country and its people. A democratic media serving a democratic society.
We have a decision to make every hour of every day, and that is whether to represent the sword or the shield. Democracy now.
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