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The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA Centers) present
Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman on Independent Media
LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Rutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room
RSVP is requested, but not required.
Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,100 public television and radio stations worldwide. Time Magazine named Democracy Now! its “Pick of the Podcasts,” along with NBC’s Meet the Press. Goodman is the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' for “developing an innovative model of truly independent grassroots political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are often excluded by the mainstream media.” She is the first co-recipient of the Park Center for Independent Media’s Izzy Award, named for the great muckraking journalist I.F. Stone. The Independent of London called Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! "an inspiration"; PULSE named her one of the 20 Top Global Media Figures of 2009.
Amy Goodman will speak to Rutgers students about the importance of independent media in a democratic society. Her presentation will be followed by a book signing.
For more information, please see http://global.rutgers.edu/en/events/biennial-theme-events/icalrepeat.detail/2013/01/29/349/-/democracy-nows-amy-goodman-on-independent-media
For a link to the live stream, please see http://rutvonline.rutgers.edu