CiTR, CJSF and CO-OP Radio
An exclusive talk with award winning journalist and host of Democracy Now!
Saturday 28th October at 8 PM
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Central Public Library
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Democracy Now! and launch of STATIC: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back a new book by Amy and David Goodman.
About Amy & Democracy Now! – Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 500 radio stations in North America, public access cable television stations, satellite television, shortwave radio, and the internet. Known for asking hard-hitting questions of those in power, Amy reports on what other media outlets don’t. She is the co-author of the national best-seller The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media that Love Them. The book was chosen by independent bookstores as the #1 political title of the 2004 election season. The book was also chosen as one of the top 50 nonfiction books of 2004 by the editors of Publishers Weekly.
About Static – from "New York Times" bestselling authors Amy and David Goodman comes a new book that focuses on official lies and spins and voices the concerns of the silenced majority.
“Amy Goodman has taken investigative journalism to new heights.”
—Noam Chomsky, author 9/11 and Hegemony or Survival
“I have advised my mother to talk to no reporters because of... people like you.”
—Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
Copies of Static will be for sale at the venue. Amy Goodman will be available to sign copies afterwards.
Tickets for Amy Goodman are $10 in advance, $15 at the door (all ages), available at Banyen Books and Sound, Spartacus Books, Co-op Books and Sophia Books.
A benefit for Vancouver’s campus/community stations! All proceeds go to support the broadcasting operations of CiTR 101.9FM, CJSF 90.1FM and Coop 102.7FM. Democracy Now! can be heard on these three Vancouver campus/community stations.
For more information check www.democracynow.org, or contact Robert Willis at 604.922.8648. Advance interviews with Amy Goodman can be arranged by contacting Magnus Thyvold at 604.291.3727 ex3.
Official Website: http://www.democracynow.org
Added by Robert (Robot) Willis on October 24, 2006