Waylon Lewis of elephant journal: a conversation with Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!

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According to Amy, independent media is the key to maintaining an American democracy that we can all believe in.

Click for the full interview with Amy Goodman: on Patriotism, Indie Media & Why She Became a Journalist.

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anonymous Dec 8, 2010 9:26pm

[…] Amy Goodman (Bonus points: stop showering, get that I-don’t-care hair look. Double Bonus points: […]

anonymous Jan 24, 2009 5:31pm

[…] Business-owned (instead of mission-driven) ain’t necessarily bad, of course—but as Amy Goodman says, it’s…different. Especially when it comes to democracy’s Fourth […]

elephant journal Nov 3, 2008 11:00am

Like Jon Stewart, Oprah, Brian Williams or really any journalist/interviewer worth their salt, we aim to evoke conversations, not generic Q & As that the interviewees could just fill out and send back. We have an editorial mission. We don’t aim to be omniscient, anonymous or a blank slate–we aim to ask intelligent, fun, basic questions that keep our subjects in-depth while opening up to audiences who might not otherwise care about our subject matter.

Thanks for your kind words–and catching the typo. As an incredibly small outfit (we have no full time staff, just part time) we don’t have as many fact checkers as we ought.

Yours,

Way
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On Nov 3, 2008, at 9:24 AM, [email protected] wrote:

Re: The Amy Goodman interview

I hope someone has pointed this out by now: It’s Physicians for Social Responsibility NOT Positions…

You could have some decent pieces in your magazine if you took the time to edit yourself out of the Q&A—please dispense with the bumbling beginnings.

anonymous Aug 20, 2008 2:01pm

[…] Lewis, for elephantjournal.com: Recently, we interviewed Amy Goodman, Paul Hawken and Lester Brown. They all say the same thing: that media is the key to “saving […]