2015 Speaker Announcement: Amy Goodman

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We are thrilled to host Amy Goodman, journalist and host of Democracy Now! at this year’s conference.

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Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent award-winning news program airing on over 1,300 public television and radio stations worldwide. The Neiman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ for “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”. Goodman has co-authored five New York Times bestsellers and has received the American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award; the Paley Center for Media’s She’s Made It Award and the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship.