Amy Goodman — Democracy Now! Covering the Movements Changing America
Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 5PM — Labyrinth Books Princeton
The First College Signature Lecture Series, Labyrinth Books, The Princeton Public Library, and Princeton University’s Council of the Humanities and Ferris Seminars in Journalism invite you to join Amy Goodman for a talk on the threats to journalism and a free press, and the role of independent media in reporting on movements for social change. The talk will be followed by a book signing of the just-released paperback version of Amy Goodman’s latest NYT bestseller, Democracy Now!: 20 Years Covering the Movements Changing America. She will be joined at the signing by one of her co-authors, Denis Moynihan of Democracy Now!
This event is free and open to the public but tickets are required and can be picked up at Labyrinth Books during store hours starting Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Two tickets per person.
In 1996 Amy Goodman began hosting a show on Pacifica Radio called Democracy Now! to focus on the issues and movements that are too often ignored by the corporate media. Today Democracy Now! is the largest public media collaboration in the US, broadcasting on over 1,400 public television and radio stations around the world, with millions accessing it online at DemocracyNow.org. In their new book Amy, along with her journalist brother, David, and co-author Denis Moynihan, share stories of the heroes—the whistleblowers, the organizers, the protesters—who have brought about remarkable change.
Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now! An acclaimed international journalist, she has won the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the Alternative Nobel Prize; a lifetime achievement award from Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism; the George Polk Award; Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting; and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award. Amy is the New York Times bestselling author, with Denis Moynihan, of The Silenced Majority and Breaking the Sound Barrier; and with David Goodman, of Democracy Now!,Exception to the Rulers; Static; and Standing Up to the Madness. She is a syndicated columnist for King Features. Denis Moynihan has worked with Democracy Now! since 2000. He is a bestselling author and a syndicated columnist with King Features.