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Danny Schechter is the founder and Executive Editor of The Media Channel (

www.mediachannel.org
), and the founder and Executive Producer of Globalvision, Inc. (which has no affiliation with Global Vision Corporation or this web site). He is an award winning broadcast and print journalist, and the author of various books including



"Media Wars"




"The More You Watch, The Less You Know"
, and



"News Dissector: Passions, Pieces, and Polemics."


Danny Schechter

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However, the game once again made headlines in Russia a year after its release, following a suicide bomb attack that killed 37 and left some 180 injured at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport in 2011. In the wake of the attack, media critic Danny Schechter said that the controversial game ...
Filmmaker Danny Schechter, Emmy Award-winning former ABC News and CNN producer, explores the epidemic of subprime mortgages, predatory lending, insurance scams, and high-risk hedge funds to illustrate the connection between the housing market and the economic collapse that followed.

As the late media activist Danny Schechter wrote, when it comes to the corporate broadcast media: 'The more you watch, the less you know.' Schechter's observation only fails in one key respect: 'mainstream' output does tell us a lot about which foreign governments are being lined up for regime change. Syria
That's why I am proud to announce the selection of Patrice O'Neill as the second recipient of "The Danny," more formally known as the Danny Schechter Global Vision Award for Journalism & Activism, awarded annually to an individual who best emulates Schechter's practice of combining ...
I first met Danny Schechter at Union Station in Washington DC. I was fresh out of journalism school and was waiting for him with a giant green backpack slung on my shoulders as crowds rushed off in every direction. In contrast, he had been in the industry for over 50 years, and had a Wikipedia page ...
Danny Schechter, whose media criticism became a staple of Boston radio and who went on to champion human rights as an author, filmmaker and television producer, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 72. The cause was pancreatic cancer, his brother, Bill, said. Mr. Schechter infused almost all ... rights

RIP Danny Schechter, "The News Dissector," Author, TV Producer, Made Six Films on Nelson Mandela ... Known for his work chronicling the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa since the 1960s, Danny Schechter has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. Schechter got his start as ...
Danny Schechter on the meaning of "Sun City". "Sun City is a resort, a big hotel complex. But it was in a place called Bophuthatswana, which was a homeland of South Africa. South Africa created these fictional homelands that were really controlled by the people in Pretoria, but to the rest of the world, ... Music
In part 2 of our interview with Danny Schechter, who has made six nonfiction films on Nelson Mandela, including Mandela in America, he recalls the impact of the anti-apartheid leader's visit to eight cities, including New York, Detroit, Oakland and Los Angeles. Schechter is also author of the new ... Filmmaker
We speak to documentary filmmaker Danny Schechter and Father Michael Lapsley in Cape Town. Schechter has made six nonfiction films on Mandela, including "Mandela in America." He began working in South Africa in the 1960s. He is author of the new book, "Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of ... Apartheid
He attended the Manhattan School of Music, and in 1964, Belafonte and South African singer Miriam Makeba convinced Masekela to stay in the United States and record music. From an interview with journalist Danny Schechter in 1985, Masekela recalled, “They both said to me, 'If you hung around a little ... Apartheid
Winners of the 8th Ammar International Popular Film Festival (AIPFF) receive their awards at closing ceremony, Friday evening. Ammar International Popular Film Festival (AIPFF) is being held annually since 2010 in Tehran. It showcases international documentary film, fictions, animations, clips, music ... Apartheid
The Day After: Say Good Bye To What Was Posing as America... by Danny Schechter. Podemos, created in January this year, already leads the voting intentions for the legislative ... Apartheid
As the late media activist Danny Schechter wrote, when it comes to the corporate broadcast media: 'The more you watch, the less you know.' Schechter's observation only fails in one key respect: 'mainstream' output does tell us a lot about which foreign governments are being lined up for regime change. Apartheid
When word broke late Tuesday that the Village Voice would end its six-decade print run, it provoked dutiful hand-wringing on social media by fans of the counterculture icon. At the same time, the emotional power of the elegies was strained by a recognition that sadness at the paper's end was motivated not ... Apartheid
The words "Danny Schechter died March 19 of pancreatic cancer" are hollow. They do not capture Danny's enormous contributions to media, nor explain why younger generations should know about the Bronx born “manic media maven,” as he described himself. They do not convey why countless of his ... Apartheid
I first met Danny Schechter at Union Station in Washington DC. I was fresh out of journalism school and was waiting for him with a giant green backpack slung on my shoulders as crowds rushed off in every direction. In contrast, he had been in the industry for over 50 years, and had a Wikipedia page that ... Apartheid

In 1971 Mr. Schechter joined the Boston rock station WBCN-FM, where he found a following as “Danny Schechter, the News Dissector.” Noam Chomsky, the linguist and emeritus professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recalled the “enlightenment and insight and humor” of his broadcasts, ... Apartheid
The author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. Danny Schechter rose to prominence as the “The News Dissector” on Boston's WBCN radio in the 1970s. He went on to work as a television producer at ABC's 20/20, where he won two Emmy ... Apartheid
Known for his work chronicling the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa since the 1960s, Danny Schechter has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. Schechter got his start as “The News Dissector” in 1970 at WBCN-FM in Boston. He went on to become a prolific television producer ... Apartheid
Thank you for your media minds and many alternative outlets. Thank you for Marshall Mcluhan for teaching us how to think about media in new ways. And, for the dedication of your critics and activists and models of independent production to the left of your BBC cloned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ... Apartheid
For years, it was a term only used in connection with those big, bad and sleazy mafioso-type businessmen in Russia. Russia had Oligarchs; we didn't. That became a big difference between the official narrative of what separated our land of the free and the home of the brave from THEM, the snakes in the ... Apartheid
For the people of South Africa, Mandela was the leader they could identify with—one who had suffered alongside them. By Danny Schechter. January 2, 2014. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Nelson-Mandela-in-Retrospect. Former South African President Nelson Mandela leaves after attending the memorial service of his ... Apartheid
If presenting reality is the goal of news, the U.S. mainstream media strayed farther off course in 2013, lost in a self-defeating spiral of maintaining “credibility” by not challenging the powers-that-be and thus losing the trust of the public, as Danny Schechter explains. By Danny Schechter. At year end, the ... Apartheid
In the early 1980s, Nelson Mandela's name was virtually unknown in the United States. In fact, it was Steve Biko, who died in police custody in South Africa in 1977, who first put the struggles of black South Africans into public consciousness in the U.S.. Peter Gabriel's song “Biko” was written in 1980, the ... Apartheid
VIDEO: Filmmaker Danny Schechter on Impact of Nelson Mandela's Visit to the United States. Web ExclusiveDecember 10, 2013. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Listen. Media Options. Listen ... Apartheid
documentary filmmaker who has made six nonfiction films on Mandela. He began working in South Africa in the 1960s. He is author of the new book, Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela, which was published in conjunction with the new film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Father Michael ... Apartheid
When you hear about more uprisings and confrontation, think PUI - and what must be done about it. News Dissector Danny Schechter blogs at NewsDissector.net. His latest books are Occupy: Dissecting Occupy Wall Street and Blogothon (Cosimo Books). He also hosts a programme on Progressive Radio ... Apartheid
When I registered at LSE, I just spent a whole year befriending people there, such as Danny Schechter, who on July 24, 1967 became the first ... Apartheid
As the late media activist Danny Schechter wrote, when it comes to the corporate broadcast media: 'The more you watch, the less you know.'. Apartheid
The late Danny Schechter was one of the first journalists to marry his reporting with activism against racism and hatred, and to advocate ... Apartheid
Danny Schechter created eight wooden carnival games for Camp Sunshine/Camp Snowflake, a camp for adults and children with special ... Apartheid
Co-founder with the late Danny Schechter of the media group GlobalVision, Rory O'Connor is a filmmaker and journalist and author of, most ... Apartheid
The words "Danny Schechter died March 19 of pancreatic cancer" are hollow. They do not capture Danny's enormous contributions to media, ... Apartheid
Danny Schechter, 'The News Dissector', died of cancer in Manhattan last Thursday. This filmmaker, media critic, radio presenter, author and ... Apartheid
Danny Schechter, whose media criticism became a staple of Boston radio and who went on to champion human rights as an author, filmmaker ... Apartheid
The author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. Danny Schechter rose to ... Apartheid
Known for his work chronicling the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa since the 1960s, Danny Schechter has died after a battle with ... Apartheid
News Dissector Danny Schechter blogs daily at Newsdissector.net and edits Mediachannel.org. He wrote two books and made a film about the ... Apartheid
News Dissector Danny Schechter edits Mediachannel.org and blogs at Newdissector.net. He is producing a TV documentary series on ... Apartheid
News Dissector Danny Schechter blogs at Newsdissector.net, and edits Mediachannel.org. His latest book is “When South Africa Called, We ... Apartheid
Danny Schechter"News Dissector" Danny Schechter, executive editor of MediaChannel. org (dissector at mediachannel.org), directed the film ... Apartheid
In part 2 of our interview with Danny Schechter, who has made six nonfiction films on Nelson Mandela, including Mandela in America, ... Apartheid
We speak to documentary filmmaker Danny Schechter and Father Michael Lapsley in Cape Town. Schechter has made six nonfiction films on ... Apartheid
Danny Schechter · @@DannySchechter. News Dissector Danny Schechter edits MediaChannel.org. He is the author of The Crime of Our Time. Apartheid
Danny Schechter. @@DannySchechter. News Dissector Danny Schechter edits MediaChannel.org. He is the author of The Crime of Our Time. Apartheid
As the late media activist Danny Schechter wrote, when it comes to the corporate broadcast media: 'The more you watch, the less you know.'. Apartheid
Maria Lourdes Urbaneja said Washington's hostility toward her country is rooted in its desire to control Venezuela's natural resources. Apartheid
Today Tuesday, 27th of June of 2017 is the 178th day of the year. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. 497 days until ... Apartheid
The late Danny Schechter was one of the first journalists to marry his reporting with activism against racism and hatred, and to advocate ... Apartheid


 

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