Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Democracy Now!

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Website: www.DemocracyNow.org

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television (DISH network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Free Speech TV ch. 348 and Link TV ch. 375); and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.

Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts. In addition, Democracy Now! hosts real debates–debates between people who substantially disagree, such as between the White House or the Pentagon spokespeople on the one hand, and grassroots activists on the other.

New stations are adding Democracy Now! to their programming schedules all the time, and there are several movements going on around the country right now to bring Democracy Now! to new communities. To find out more about these efforts, and how to get involved, click here.

WHY INDEPENDENT MEDIA ?

For true democracy to work, people need easy access to independent, diverse sources of news and information.

But the last two decades have seen unprecedented corporate media consolidation. The U.S. media was already fairly homogeneous in the early 1980s: some fifty media conglomerates dominated all media outlets, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, music, publishing and film. In the year 2000, just six corporations dominated the U.S. media.

In addition, corporate media outlets in the U.S. are legally responsible to their shareholders to maximize profits.

Democracy Now! is funded entirely through contributions from listeners, viewers, and foundations. We do not accept advertisers, corporate underwriting, or government funding. This allows us to maintain our independence.

Democracy Now Archive

  • Democracy Now! 2017-04-26 Wednesday
    Headlines for April 26, 2017; Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth?; Chomsky: Like Obama, Trump Is Radically Increasing the Danger of Nuclear War; Chomsky on North Korea & Iran: Historical Record Shows U.S. Favors Violence Over Diplomacy; Chomsky on Syria: We Must Help Fleeing Refugees & Pursue Diplomatic Settlement; Chomsky: CIA Targeting of Julian Assange of WikiLeaks is "Disgraceful Act"
  • Democracy Now! 2017-04-25 Tuesday
    Headlines for April 25, 2017; Witnesses to Double Execution in Arkansas Say Inmates May Have Suffered Botched, Painful Death; Cornel West & Former Sanders Staffer on Movement to Draft Bernie for a New "People's Party" in U.S.; BDS Leader Omar Barghouti Dedicates His Gandhi Peace Award to Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike
  • Democracy Now! 2017-04-24 Monday
    Headlines for April 24, 2017; Hundreds of Thousands Take to the Streets Worldwide for the Global March for Science; Iraqi-American Doctor Who Revealed Flint Water Crisis Slams Trump & Travel Ban at March for Science; "I'm a Black Girl Who Rocks STEM": Young, Trans, Black & Native Scientists Take to Stage in D.C.; "See You in Court": Kids Suing Trump Admin over Climate Change Speak Out at March for Science
  • Democracy Now! 2017-04-21 Friday
    Headlines for April 21, 2017; As U.S. Preps Arrest Warrant for Assange, Glenn Greenwald Says Prosecuting WikiLeaks Threatens Press Freedom for All; Shocking Exposé Reveals Trump Associates & ISIS-Linked Vigilantes Are Attempting Coup in Indonesia
  • Democracy Now! 2017-04-20 Thursday
    Headlines for April 20, 2017; First Roger Ailes, Now Bill O'Reilly: Sexual Harassment Scandal Ousts Top Men at Fox News; Kleptocracy?: How Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner Personally Profit from Their Roles in the White House; "Biggest Humanitarian Catastrophe Since 2003 Invasion": Journalist Anand Gopal on Battle for Mosul
  • Democracy Now! 2017-04-19 Wednesday
    Headlines for April 19, 2017; Was a Police Report Altered to Convict a Man for Murder? Inside a Woman's Quest to Free Her Brother; Massachusetts to Throw Out 21,000 Drug Convictions After State Chemist Tampers with Evidence; Meet Timothy Taylor, Convicted on Drug Evidence Handled by a State Chemist Who Falsified Tests; White Nationalists, Neo-Nazis & Right-Wing Militia Members Clash with Antifa Protesters in Berkeley
  • Democracy Now! 2017-04-18 Tuesday
    Headlines for April 18, 2017; Trump Rejects Calls for Transparency, Vowing to Keep Tax Returns & White House Visitor Logs Secret; "I Am Her Voice": Meet the 10-Year-Old Boy Helping His Mom Take Refuge from Deportation in a Church; Mexican Writer Valeria Luiselli on Child Refugees & Rethinking the Language Around Immigration

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