Amy Goodman: Twenty Years of 'Democracy Now'

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In 1996, Amy Goodman began hosting Democracy Now! on Pacifica Radio, focusing on issues and movements often ignored by the corporate media. Today it is the largest public media collaboration in the US, broadcasting on over 1400 public television and radio stations around the world, with millions accessing it online at With her journalist brother David and co-author Denis Moynihan, Amy shares stories of whistleblowers, organizers, protesters, and other remarkable heroes.

An acclaimed international journalist, Amy has won the Right Livelihood Award, known as the Alternative Nobel Prize; a lifetime achievement award from Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism; the George Polk Award; the Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting; and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award. Amy is the author of five New York Times bestselling books.