Breaking the Sound Barrier

Breaking the Sound Barrier

Amy Goodman


"Amy Goodman has taken investigative journalism to new heights of intriguing, informative, and probing analysis."—Noam Chomsky

"You can study extra of the reality approximately Washington and the area from one week of Amy Goodman's Democracy Now! than from a month of Sunday morning speak indicates. Make yr of Sunday speak indicates. That's because Amy, as you'll find on each web page of this e-book, knows the serious query for reporters is how shut they're to the truth, now not how shut they're to power."—From the Preface via Bill Moyers

Amy Goodman, award-winning host of the day-by-day the world over broadcast radio and tv application Democracy Now!, breaks in the course of the company media's lies, sound bites, and silence during this wide-ranging new choice of articles. as opposed to the standard suspects—the "experts" who, in Goodman's phrases, "know so little approximately lots, clarify the realm to us, and get it so wrong"—this obtainable, full of life assortment permits the voices the company media exclude and forget about to be heard loud and transparent. From neighborhood organizers in New Orleans, to the brave American infantrymen who have acknowledged "No" to Washington's wars, to the sufferers of torture and police violence, we're given the intense chance to listen to traditional humans status up and talking out. Written with all the fierce intelligence and keenness for fact that thousands have come to count on from Amy Goodman's reportage, Breaking the Sound Barrier proves the facility that self reliant journalism can play within the fight for a greater international, one during which usual voters are the genuine specialists in their personal lives and communities.

Amy Goodman is an award-winning investigative journalist and syndicated columnist, writer and the host/executive manufacturer of Democracy Now! airing on approximately 800 stations all over the world. Goodman is the 1st journalist to obtain the appropriate Livelihood Award, widely recognized because the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' for "developing an leading edge version of actually autonomous grassroots political journalism that brings to hundreds of thousands of individuals the choice voices which are frequently excluded through the mainstream media.". Goodman is the co-author along with her brother, journalist David Goodman, of 3 New York Times bestsellers: Standing as much as the Madness, Static, and The Exception to the Rulers.

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