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March 10, 2018
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 showedÃâÃÂ ...
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January 28, 2018
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.
September 19, 2017
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.
June 26, 2017
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 excellentÃâÃÂ ...
March 25, 2015
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 thatÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
March 23, 2015
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 hisÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2015
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 “TheÃâÃÂ ...
Here And Now
December 10, 2013
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, theyÃâÃÂ ...
December 9, 2013
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,ÃâÃÂ ...
December 6, 2013
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 NelsonÃâÃÂ ...
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