Amy Goodman Famous Quotes & Sayings

26 Amy Goodman Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Going to where the silence is. That is the responsibility of a journalist: giving a voice to those who have been forgotten, forsaken, and beaten down by the powerful. Amy Goodman Sayings: Going to where the silence is. That is the responsibility of a journalist: giving a
I've learned in my years as a journalist that when a politician says 'That's ridiculous' you're probably on the right track. Amy Goodman Sayings: I've learned in my years as a journalist that when a politician says 'That's ridiculous'
But for the media to name their coverage of the 2003 invasion of Iraq the same as what the Pentagon calls it - everyday seeing 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' - you have to ask: 'If this were state controlled media, how would it be any different?' Amy Goodman Sayings: But for the media to name their coverage of the 2003 invasion of Iraq the
The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy. It's not our job to cozy up to power. We're supposed to be the check and balance on government. Amy Goodman Sayings: The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy. It's not our job
Journalism is the only profession explicitly protected by the U.S. Constitution, because journalists are supposed to be the check and balance on government. We're supposed to be holding those in power accountable. We're not supposed to be their megaphone. That's what the corporate media have become. Amy Goodman Sayings: Journalism is the only profession explicitly protected by the U.S. Constitution, because journalists are supposed
People who are against hate are not a fringe minority, not even a silent majority, but are a silenced majority, silenced by the corporate media. Amy Goodman Sayings: People who are against hate are not a fringe minority, not even a silent majority,
A typical Ponzi scheme involves taking money from investors, then paying them off with money taken from new investors, rather than paying them from actual earnings. Amy Goodman Sayings: A typical Ponzi scheme involves taking money from investors, then paying them off with money
The Pacifica Network is a vital cornerstone of our independent media landscape that depends on your financial support. Please donate today to safeguard the future of listener-powered community radio. Amy Goodman Sayings: The Pacifica Network is a vital cornerstone of our independent media landscape that depends on
The U.S. news media have a critical role to play in educating the public about climate change. Amy Goodman Sayings: The U.S. news media have a critical role to play in educating the public about
As journalist, I'm responsible to the American people, not to the military of the United States. Amy Goodman Sayings: As journalist, I'm responsible to the American people, not to the military of the United
[The media can be] the greatest force for peace on the earth [for] it is how we come to understand each other. Amy Goodman Sayings: [The media can be] the greatest force for peace on the earth [for] it is
Go where there is silence and say something. Amy Goodman Sayings: Go where there is silence and say something.
War coverage should be more than a parade of retired generals and retired government flacks posing as reporters. Amy Goodman Sayings: War coverage should be more than a parade of retired generals and retired government flacks
Who among us has any conception of the dimensions of shame that will befall us and our children when one day the veil has fallen from our eyes and the most horrible of crimes ... reach the light of day? Amy Goodman Sayings: Who among us has any conception of the dimensions of shame that will befall us
Go to where the silence is and say something. Amy Goodman Sayings: Go to where the silence is and say something.
Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing what the corporate networks refuse to do. Amy Goodman Sayings: Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing
I really do think that if for one week in the United States we saw the true face of war, we saw people's limbs sheared off, we saw kids blown apart, for one week, war would be eradicated. Instead, what we see in the U.S. media is the video war game. Amy Goodman Sayings: I really do think that if for one week in the United States we saw
If 2,000 Tea Party activists descended on Wall Street, you would probably have an equal number of reporters there covering them. Amy Goodman Sayings: If 2,000 Tea Party activists descended on Wall Street, you would probably have an equal
The media - stenographers to power. Amy Goodman Sayings: The media - stenographers to power.
While law-abiding Muslims are forced to hide in their homes, and animal-rights activists are labeled as terrorists for undercover filming of abusive treatment at factory farms, right-wing hate groups are free to organize, parade, arm themselves to the hilt and murder with chilling regularity. It's time for our society to confront this very real threat. Amy Goodman Sayings: While law-abiding Muslims are forced to hide in their homes, and animal-rights activists are labeled
We have to protect all journalists, and journalists have to be allowed to do their jobs. Amy Goodman Sayings: We have to protect all journalists, and journalists have to be allowed to do their
In the meantime, it just makes it a little harder to smile. But so does the world. Amy Goodman Sayings: In the meantime, it just makes it a little harder to smile. But so does
So it is fair to ask, why not address the threat of climate change when it is still possible? Asad Rehman, of the international environmental group Friends of the Earth, who was in New York for the climate march, told me, "If we can find the trillions [of dollars] we're finding for conflict whether there's been the invasion in Iraq or Afghanistan or now the conflict in Syria, then we can find the kind of money that's required for the transformation that will deliver clean, renewable energy." Amy Goodman Sayings: So it is fair to ask, why not address the threat of climate change when
[The media] are using a national treasure
that's what the public airwaves are. And they have a responsibility to bring out the full diversity of opinion or lose their licenses.
Amy Goodman Sayings: [The media] are using a national treasurethat's what the public airwaves are. And they have
Beyond the borders of wealthy countries like the United States, in developing countries where most people in the world live, the impacts of climate change are much more deadly, from the growing desertification of Africa to the threats of rising sea levels and the submersion of small island nations. Amy Goodman Sayings: Beyond the borders of wealthy countries like the United States, in developing countries where most
We must build a trickle-up media that reflects the true character of this country and its people. A democratic media serving a democratic society. Amy Goodman Sayings: We must build a trickle-up media that reflects the true character of this country and