May 31, 2009 - Media Matters

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, the prominent linguist and political activist


May 17, 2009 - Media Matters

Chris Hedges, columnist for Truthdig

Chris Hedges is a columnist for Truthdig, a senior fellow at The Nation Institute, and a Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and the Anschutz Distinguished Fellow at Princeton University.


May 10, 2009 - Media Matters

David Barsamian

Our guest this week is David Barsamian, host and producer of Alternative Radio-the award-winning, Boulder-based internationally broadcast program. His books include Targeting Iran, Confronting Empire with Eqbal Ahmad and Speaking of Empire & Resistance with Tariq Ali. Barsamian has been to Pakistan several times this year, and has broadcast a series of programs on Pakistan and Afghanistan.


May 03, 2009 - Media Matters

Danny Schechter, the News Dissector

Our guest this week is Danny Schechter, the News Dissector. Schechter is editor of MediaChannel.org, and produces a daily blog analyzing the news media.

Schechter is the producer and/or director of numerous film and television documentaries. He has written several books, including The More You Watch, The Less You Know. His latest book is Plunder: Investigating our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal.



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