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Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author. Goodman's investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East Timor independence movement and Chevron Corporation's role in Nigeria. Since 1996, Goodman has hosted Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Thomas Merton Award in 2004, a Right Livelihood Award in 2008, and an Izzy Award in 2009 for "special achievement in independent media". In 2012, Goodman received the Gandhi Peace Award
Gandhi Peace Award
for a "significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace". Goodman is the author of six books, including the 2012 The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope,[2] and the 2016 Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America.[3] In 2016, she was criminally charged in connection with her coverage of protests of the Dakota Access pipeline.[4] The charges, which were condemned by the Committee to Protect Journalists, were dismissed on October 17, 2016.[5]


1 Early life 2 Investigative journalism
Investigative journalism

2.1 Democracy Now! 2.2 Interview with President Clinton 2.3 Arrest at 2008 Republican Convention 2.4 Douglas border crossing incident 2.5 North Dakota access pipeline protests

3 Recognition 4 Bibliography 5 Filmography 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Early life[edit] Both of Goodman's parents were active in social action groups.[6] George Goodman was an ophthalmologist and a founding member of the Long Island chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility.[7] Dorothy Goodman, a literature teacher and later a social worker, co-founded a local chapter of the SANE/Freeze peace group.[8] One of Goodman's brothers, David Goodman, is also an investigative journalist and has co-authored books with his sister.[7] Goodman is from an secular Jewish family.[9] Her maternal grandfather was an Orthodox Rabbi.[10][11] Raised in Bay Shore, New York, she graduated from Bay Shore High School in 1975, and from Radcliffe College, Harvard University, in 1984, with a degree in anthropology.[12] Goodman spent a year studying at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine.[13] Investigative journalism
Investigative journalism

Goodman speaking at Power to the Peaceful Festival, San Francisco 2004.

In 1991, covering the East Timor independence movement, Goodman and fellow journalist Allan Nairn
Allan Nairn
reported that they were badly beaten by Indonesian soldiers
Indonesian soldiers
after witnessing a mass killing of Timorese demonstrators in what became known as the Santa Cruz Massacre.[14] In 1998, Goodman and journalist Jeremy Scahill
Jeremy Scahill
(later a founding editor of The Intercept, along with Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Greenwald
and Laura Poitras) documented Chevron Corporation's role in a confrontation between the Nigerian Army
Nigerian Army
and villagers who had seized oil rigs and other equipment belonging to oil corporations. Two villagers were shot and killed during the standoff.[15][16] On May 28, 1998, the company provided helicopter transport to the Nigerian Navy
Nigerian Navy
and Mobile Police (MOPOL) to their Parabe oil platform, which had been occupied by villagers who accused the company of contaminating their land. Soon after landing, the Nigerian military shot and killed two of the protesters, Jola Ogungbeje and Aroleka Irowaninu, and wounded 11 others. Chevron spokesperson Sola Omole acknowledged that the company transported the troops, and that use of troops was at the request of Chevron's management. The documentary, Drilling and Killing: Chevron and Nigeria's Oil Dictatorship, won the George Polk Award in 1998. Michael Delli Carpini, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication, said, "She's not an editorialist. She sticks to the facts... She provides points of view that make you think, and she comes at it by saying: 'Who are we not hearing from in the traditional media?'"[17] Democracy Now![edit] Main article: Democracy Now! Goodman had been news director of Pacifica Radio station WBAI
in New York City for over a decade when she co-founded Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
The War and Peace Report in 1996. Since then, Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
has been called "probably the most significant progressive news institution that has come around in some time" by professor and media critic Robert McChesney.[18] In 2001, the show was temporarily pulled off the air, as a result of a conflict with a group of Pacifica Radio board members and Pacifica staff members and listeners. During that time, it moved to a converted firehouse from which it broadcast until November 13, 2009.[19] Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
subsequently moved to a studio located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.[20] Goodman credits the program's success to the mainstream media organizations who leave "a huge niche" for Democracy Now![18] Interview with President Clinton[edit] When President Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
called WBAI
on Election Day 2000[21] for a quick get-out-the-vote message, Goodman and WBAI's Gonzalo Aburto challenged him for 28 minutes with human rights questions about Leonard Peltier, racial profiling, the Iraq sanctions, Ralph Nader, the death penalty, the North American Free Trade Agreement
North American Free Trade Agreement
(NAFTA), the normalization of relations with Cuba, and the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Clinton defended his administration's policies and charged Goodman with being "hostile and combative".[22][23][24][25] [26][27] Arrest at 2008 Republican Convention[edit] During the 2008 Republican National Convention, several of Goodman's colleagues from Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
were arrested and detained by police while reporting on an anti-war protest outside the RNC.[28] While trying to ascertain the status of her colleagues, Goodman herself was arrested and held, accused of obstructing a legal process and interfering with a police officer,[29] while fellow Democracy Now! producers including reporter Sharif Abdel Kouddous were held on charges of probable cause for riot.[30] The arrests of the producers were videotaped.[31] Goodman and her colleagues were later released,[32] and City Attorney John Choi indicated that the charges would be dropped.[33] Goodman's (et al.) civil lawsuit against the St. Paul and Minneapolis police departments and the Secret Service resulted in a $100,000 settlement, as well as an agreement to educate officers in First Amendment
First Amendment
rights of members of the press and public.[34][35][36] Douglas border crossing incident[edit] On November 25, 2009, Goodman was detained for approximately 90 minutes at the Douglas border crossing into Canada while en route to a scheduled meeting at the Vancouver Public Library. Immigration officials asked questions pertaining to their intended topics of discussion at the meeting. They wanted to know whether she would be speaking about the 2010 Olympic Games
2010 Olympic Games
to be held in Canada.[37] Goodman was eventually permitted to enter Canada after the customs authorities took four photographs of her and stapled a "control document" into her passport demanding that she leave Canada within 48 hours.[37][38] North Dakota access pipeline protests[edit]

Goodman c. 2016

In September 2016, Goodman covered the Dakota Access Pipeline protests in Morton County, North Dakota; footage from her reporting "showed security personnel pepper-spraying and siccing attack dogs on demonstrators."[39] After Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
aired the footage, Goodman was charged by state prosecutor Ladd Erickson first with criminal trespass and, after that charge was dismissed, with riot,[39][40] and an warrant for her arrest was issued.[39] Erickson asserted that Goodman acted as "a protester" rather than a journalist, because "Everything she reported on was from the position of justifying the protest actions."[40] Goodman turned herself in to Morton County on October 17, saying that she would be fighting the charges against her as a "clear violation" of the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of the press.[41] Goodman was supported by the Committee to Protect Journalists, which issued a statement saying: "This arrest warrant is a transparent attempt to intimidate reporters from covering protests of significant public interest. [...] Authorities in North Dakota should stop embarrassing themselves, drop the charges against Amy Goodman, and ensure that all reporters are free to do their jobs."[42] Steve Andrist, executive director of the North Dakota Newspaper Association, also expressed concern that a journalist was one of only two people from the day in question wanted for arrest; authorities said that Goodman was charged because she was identifiable on the video footage.[43] On October 17, 2016, the case was dismissed by District Judge John Grinsteiner, who found no probable cause to support a riot charge.[44][45][46] The charges against Goodman reportedly increased the public awareness on the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.[47] Goodman had presented that day's Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
broadcast from in front of the Morton County Courthouse.[48] This is seen as part of attacks on journalistic freedom, Deia Schlosberg was arrested in similar circumstances while reporting on pipeline related protests.[49] Recognition[edit]

Democracy Now's Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
gives a keynote address at the 2013 National Conference for Media Reform in Denver, Colorado.

Goodman has received dozens[50] of awards for her work, including the Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting (1993, with Allan Nairn)[51] and the George Polk Award (1998, with Jeremy Scahill).[52] In 1999, she declined to accept the Overseas Press Club
Overseas Press Club
Award, in protest of the group's pledge not to ask questions of keynote speaker Ambassador Richard Holbrooke
Richard Holbrooke
and because the OPC was honoring Indonesia for their improved treatment of journalists despite the fact that its forces had recently beaten and killed reporters in occupied East Timor.[53] On October 2, 2004, Goodman was presented the Islamic Community Award for Journalism by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.[54] On November 18, 2004, she was presented the Thomas Merton Award.[55] In 2006 she received the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship.[56] Goodman was a recipient of the 2008 Right Livelihood Award. The Right Livelihood Award Foundation cited her work in "developing an innovative model of truly independent grassroots political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are often excluded by the mainstream media".[57] On March 31, 2009, Goodman was the recipient, along with Glenn Greenwald, of the first Izzy Award (named after journalist I. F. "Izzy" Stone) for "special achievement in independent media". The award is presented by Ithaca College's Park Center for Independent Media.[58] In May 2012, Goodman received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from DePauw University
DePauw University
in recognition of her journalistic work.[59] She also received the Gandhi Peace Award
Gandhi Peace Award
from Promoting Enduring Peace, for a "significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace".[60][61] On May 16, 2014, Goodman received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Purchase College, SUNY in recognition of her progressive journalism. In February 2015, Goodman (along with Laura Poitras) received the 2014 I.F. Stone Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.[62] Bibliography[edit]

2004 – The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them co-written with her brother, Mother Jones reporter David Goodman. ISBN 1-4013-0799-X 2006 – Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People who Fight Back (also with David Goodman). She appeared on the Colbert Report on October 5, 2006, to promote the book. ISBN 1-4013-0293-9 2008 – Standing up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times (also with David Goodman) details the capabilities of ordinary citizens to enact change. Was on The New York Times Best Seller list. ISBN 1-4013-2288-3 2009 – Breaking the Sound Barrier (with a preface by journalist Bill Moyers), an anthology of columns written for King Features Syndicate. In her first piece she wrote: "My column will include voices so often excluded, people whose views the media mostly ignore, issues they distort and even ridicule."[63] ISBN 1-931859-99-X 2012 – The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope[2] ISBN 1-6084-6231-5 2016 – Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America (with David Goodman and Denis Moynihan)[64] ISBN 978-1501123580

Filmography[edit] In 2006, Goodman narrated the film One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern, a documentary that chronicles the life and times of George McGovern, focusing on his failed 1972 bid for the presidency.[65] See also[edit]

List of peace activists


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Amy Goodman
case". Bismarck Tribune. Retrieved October 14, 2016.  ^ Merlan, Anna. "Judge Rejects Proposed Riot
Charges Against Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman". Jezebel. Retrieved 2016-10-21.  ^ "Dorothy Goodman Obituary". 2013-10-02. Archived from the original on October 2, 2013. Retrieved 2017-04-13. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) ^ a b Askew, James. "David Goodman: Making of an activist". Stowe Today. Retrieved 2017-04-13.  ^ "Dorothy Goodman Obituary". Northshoreoflongisland.com. October 2009. Archived from the original on October 2, 2013. Retrieved March 23, 2013.  ^ "How a Rabbi's Granddaughter Became the Host of Democracy Now!". The Forward. Retrieved 2018-03-03.  ^ 'Opening the airwaves to voices not heard'. Hindu.com (May 28, 1998). Retrieved March 23, 2013. ^ "Sonia Bock 1897–2005: Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Remembers Her Grandmother, a Woman of Three Centuries", Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
& Juan González, Democracy Now!, October 10, 2005. Retrieved March 31, 2013. ^ Lamb, Brian (June 6, 2004). "The Exception to the Rulers". Booknotes. C-SPAn. Retrieved July 12, 2011.  ^ " Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
To Speak At COA"[not in citation given] Archived December 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.. Coa.edu (September 13, 2008). Retrieved March 23, 2013. ^ "Massacre: The Story of East Timor", Democracy Now!, November 12, 1997. Retrieved January 14, 2018. ^ " Drilling and Killing Archived August 5, 2004, at the Wayback Machine.: As President Bush Meets with the CEO of Chevron Texaco in Nigeria, a Look at Chevron’s Role in the Killing of Two Nigerian Villagers", Democracy Now!, July 11, 2003. Retrieved September 17, 2009. ^ "Jeremy Scahill". Common Dreams. Retrieved 2017-04-13.  ^ Tanya Barrientos, "She’s taking the watchdog to task", The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 13, 2004 ^ a b Ratner, Lizzy (May 23, 2005). "Amy Goodman's 'Empire'". The Nation. Archived from the original on December 9, 2012.  ^ Block, Jennifer. "A Dose of Democracy, Now: WBAI
Listeners Get Their Station Back". The Village Voice.  ^ Andy Worthington Archive for November 2009. Andyworthington.co.uk. Retrieved on March 23, 2013. ^ Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
Exclusive Interview with President Bill Clinton, Democracy Now!, November 8, 2000. Retrieved September 17, 2009. ^ Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
Loses His Cool in Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
Interview on Everything But Monica, Democracy Now!, June 22, 2004. Retrieved September 17, 2009. ^ When Iraq Was Clinton’s War Bill Clinton's "quiet war" on Iraq set the stage for George W. Bush's bloody invasion. By Chip Gibbons Jacobin 05.06.2016 ^ Can WBAI
Be Saved? by Nat Hentoff. Village Voice. April 10, 2001 ^ Crashing the Party: Taking on the Corporate Government in an Age of Surrender. By Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader
(Macmillan, 2007) ^ To Amy Goodman, Independent Media's 'the Oxygen of Democracy' KVMR FM ^ Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
meets Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
- Democracy Now - full 28 minutes wn.com 01 Feb 2011 ^ "Amy Goodman, Others Detained Outside RNC". The Nation. September 1, 2008. Archived from the original on November 9, 2008. Retrieved September 2, 2008.  ^ Garofoli, Joe (September 2, 2008). "Scenes from St. Paul – Democracy Now's Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
arrested". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on September 4, 2008. Retrieved September 2, 2008.  ^ " Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
host Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
arrested at RNC protest". Minnesota Public Radio. September 1, 2008. Archived from the original on September 2, 2008. Retrieved September 2, 2008.  ^ "Amy Goodman's Arrest + Press Conference asked about arrest". September 1, 2008. Retrieved September 2, 2008.  ^ "Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman, Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar Released After Illegal Arrest at RNC". Democracy Now!. September 1, 2008. Archived from the original (press release) on September 18, 2008. Retrieved September 2, 2008.  ^ Williams, Chris (September 19, 2008). "No charges for reporters arrested in GOP protests". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved September 20, 2008.  ^ "Settlement Reached Over Arrest of Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! Producers at 2008 GOP Convention". Democracy Now!. October 3, 2011. Retrieved October 3, 2011.  ^ Fung, Katherine (October 3, 2011). "Amy Goodman, 'Democracy Now!' Settle Lawsuit Over 2008 Republican National Convention
2008 Republican National Convention
Arrests". The Huffington Post. Retrieved October 3, 2011.  ^ "Six-Figure Settlement Reached in Federal Lawsuit Challenging Police and Secret Service Crackdown on Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
Journalists". Center for Constitutional Rights. October 3, 2011. Retrieved October 3, 2011.  ^ a b Kathryn Gretzinger, Interview with Amy Goodman, CBC Early Edition, November 27, 2009. Retrieved December 3, 2009 (archived) ^ Kathy Tomlinson, "US journalist grilled at Canada border crossing", CBC News, November 26, 2009. Retrieved December 1, 2009. ^ a b c Tom Kludt (October 17, 2016). "Judge rules against riot charge for "Democracy Now!" host Amy Goodman". CNN Money.  ^ a b Ratner, Lizzy (October 15, 2016). " Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Is Facing Prison for Reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Should Scare Us All". The Nation. Retrieved October 15, 2016.  ^ "MEDIA ADVISORY: Journalist Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
to Turn Herself in to North Dakota Authorities". Democracy Now!. October 13, 2016. Retrieved 2016-10-13.  ^ " Arrest warrant
Arrest warrant
for muckraking U.S. journalist - Committee to Protect Journalists". Committee to Protect Journalists. September 12, 2016.  ^ Grueskin, Caroling (September 12, 2016). "Charge against reporter 'raises a red flag'". Bismarck Tribune.  ^ Grueskin, Caroline (17 October 2016). "Protest winds down at Morton County Courthouse". Bismarck Tribune. Retrieved 17 October 2016.  ^ Erin McCann (October 17, 2016). "Judge Rejects Riot
Charge Against Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
of 'Democracy Now' Over Pipeline Protest". The New York Times.  ^ Levin, Sam (17 October 2016). "Judge rejects riot charges for journalist Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
after oil pipeline protest". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 October 2016.  ^ Hiltzik, Michael (17 October 2016). "N. Dakota charges reporter with 'riot' for covering protest--but gets slapped down by judge". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 17 October 2016.  ^ " Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Broadcasts from North Dakota Across from Court Where She Faces Riot
Charge Today". Democracy Now!. October 17, 2016. Retrieved 2016-10-17.  ^ Greenberg, Will (17 October 2016). "Judge Throws Out Charges Against Journalist Who Covered Dakota Access Pipeline". Mother Jones. Retrieved 20 October 2016.  ^ Staff/Awards. Democracy Now!. Retrieved March 23, 2013. ^ "Robert F Kennedy Memorial: 25th Annual Journalism Awards". Archived from the original on December 3, 2008. Retrieved 2010-09-14. . rfkmemorial.mediathree.net ^ George Polk Awards: Previous Winners. Liu.edu. Retrieved March 23, 2013. ^ Pacifica Rejects Overseas Press Club
Overseas Press Club
Award Archived August 5, 2004, at the Wayback Machine., Democracy Now!, April 23, 1999. Retrieved September 17, 2009. ^ "CAIR Holds Its 10th Annual Banquet With Prominent Guest Speakers", Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, December 2004, pp. 58–59. Retrieved August 11, 2011. ^ Thomas, Lillian (November 15, 2004). " Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
/ Merton Award-winning talk show host prefers listening". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  ^ Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, official website. ^ Right Livelihood Award: 2008 – Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Archived July 8, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.. Rightlivelihood.org. Retrieved on March 23, 2013. ^ " Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Greenwald
And Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Share Inaugural Izzy Award For Independent Media". Archived from the original on March 5, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-12. . ithaca.edu (April 3, 2009). ^ Five Distinguished Individuals, Including Three Alumni, to Receive Honorary Doctorates in May. Depauw.edu (March 16, 2012). Retrieved March 23, 2013. ^ Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
keeps telling people they can make history in their community. Nhregister.com (May 6, 2012). Retrieved March 23, 2013. ^ " Gandhi Peace Award
Gandhi Peace Award
Presented to Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
of Democracy Now!" Pepeace.org (February 22, 1999). Retrieved March 23, 2013. ^ " Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Honored with I.F. Stone Journalism Award Along with Filmmaker Laura Poitras", February 6, 2015. ^ "Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
To Write Weekly Newspaper Column" Archived January 3, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., King Features press release, October 24, 2006. Retrieved December 2, 2009. ^ Goodman, Amy (April 12, 2016). Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America (1st ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster. p. 384. ISBN 978-1501123580.  ^ PopMatters

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1975: David Wise 1976: Hugh Rank 1977: Walter Pincus 1978: Sissela Bok 1979: Erving Goffman 1980: Sheila Harty 1981: Dwight Bolinger 1982: Stephen Hilgartner, Richard C. Bell, and Rory O'Connor 1983: Haig Bosmajian 1984: Ted Koppel 1985: Torben Vestergaard and Kim Schroder 1986: Neil Postman 1987: Noam Chomsky 1988: Donald Barlett and James B. Steele 1989: Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky 1990: Charlotte Baecher, Consumers Union 1991: David Aaron Kessler 1992: Donald L. Barlett and James Steele 1993: Eric Alterman 1994: Garry Trudeau 1995: Lies of Our Times 1996: William D. Lutz 1997: Gertrude Himmelfarb 1998: Juliet Schor 1998: Scott Adams 1999: Norman Solomon


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Sheldon Rampton
and John Stauber 2002: Bill Press 2004: Seymour Hersh
Seymour Hersh
and Arundhati Roy 2005: Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
and The Daily Show
The Daily Show
cast 2006: Steven H. Miles 2007: Ted Gup 2008: Charlie Savage 2009: Amy Goodman 2010: Michael Pollan 2011: F.S. Michaels 2012: Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan 2013: Paul L. Thomas 2014: The Onion 2015: Anthony Cody 2016: David Greenberg

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