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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."


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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 showed ...
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.
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 excellent ...
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 ...
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 his ...

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 “The ...
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, they ...
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 book, ...
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 Nelson ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
As the late media activist Danny Schechter wrote, when it comes to the corporate broadcast media: 'The more you watch, the less you know.'.
The late Danny Schechter was one of the first journalists to marry his reporting with activism against racism and hatred, and to advocate ...
Danny Schechter created eight wooden carnival games for Camp Sunshine/Camp Snowflake, a camp for adults and children with special ...
Co-founder with the late Danny Schechter of the media group GlobalVision, Rory O'Connor is a filmmaker and journalist and author of, most ...
The words "Danny Schechter died March 19 of pancreatic cancer" are hollow. They do not capture Danny's enormous contributions to media, ...
Danny Schechter, 'The News Dissector', died of cancer in Manhattan last Thursday. This filmmaker, media critic, radio presenter, author and ...
Danny Schechter, whose media criticism became a staple of Boston radio and who went on to champion human rights as an author, filmmaker ...
The author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. Danny Schechter rose to ...
Known for his work chronicling the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa since the 1960s, Danny Schechter has died after a battle with ...
News Dissector Danny Schechter blogs daily at Newsdissector.net and edits Mediachannel.org. He wrote two books and made a film about the ...
News Dissector Danny Schechter edits Mediachannel.org and blogs at Newdissector.net. He is producing a TV documentary series on ...
News Dissector Danny Schechter blogs at Newsdissector.net, and edits Mediachannel.org. His latest book is “When South Africa Called, We ...
Danny Schechter"News Dissector" Danny Schechter, executive editor of MediaChannel. org (dissector at mediachannel.org), directed the film ...
In part 2 of our interview with Danny Schechter, who has made six nonfiction films on Nelson Mandela, including Mandela in America, ...
We speak to documentary filmmaker Danny Schechter and Father Michael Lapsley in Cape Town. Schechter has made six nonfiction films on ...
Danny Schechter · @@DannySchechter. News Dissector Danny Schechter edits MediaChannel.org. He is the author of The Crime of Our Time.
Danny Schechter. @@DannySchechter. News Dissector Danny Schechter edits MediaChannel.org. He is the author of The Crime of Our Time.
As the late media activist Danny Schechter wrote, when it comes to the corporate broadcast media: 'The more you watch, the less you know.'.
Maria Lourdes Urbaneja said Washington's hostility toward her country is rooted in its desire to control Venezuela's natural resources.
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 ...
The late Danny Schechter was one of the first journalists to marry his reporting with activism against racism and hatred, and to advocate ...


 

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