By Amy Goodman
"Amy Goodman has taken investigative journalism to new heights of intriguing, informative, and probing analysis."—Noam Chomsky
"You can research extra of the reality approximately Washington and the realm from one week of Amy Goodman's Democracy Now! than from a month of Sunday morning speak exhibits. Make yr of Sunday speak exhibits. That's because Amy, as you'll find on each web page of this ebook, knows the severe query for newshounds is how shut they're to the truth, now not how shut they're to power."—From the Preface by way of Bill Moyers
Amy Goodman, award-winning host of the day-by-day across the world broadcast radio and tv application Democracy Now!, breaks during the company media's lies, sound bites, and silence during this wide-ranging new number of articles. instead of the standard suspects—the "experts" who, in Goodman's phrases, "know so little approximately a lot, clarify the area to us, and get it so wrong"—this available, 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 stated "No" to Washington's wars, to the sufferers of torture and police violence, we're given the intense chance to listen to usual humans status up and talking out. Written with the entire fierce intelligence and keenness for fact that thousands have come to anticipate from Amy Goodman's reportage, Breaking the Sound Barrier proves the ability that self reliant journalism can play within the fight for a greater international, one within which usual voters are the real 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 world wide. Goodman is the 1st journalist to obtain the fitting Livelihood Award, well known because the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' for "developing an cutting edge version of really self sustaining grassroots political journalism that brings to hundreds of thousands of individuals the choice voices which are usually excluded by means of 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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