Archive for May 2014

Will be discussing the topics of war and the media with guests David Swanson & Pedro Escobar.

Gareth Porter (born June 18, 1942) is an American historian, investigative journalist, author and policy analyst specializing in U.S. national security policy. He was active as a Vietnam specialist and anti-war activist during the Vietnam War, serving as Saigon Bureau Chief for Dispatch News Service International from 1970-1971, and later, as co-director of the Indochina Resource Center. He has written several books about the potential for peaceful conflict resolution in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, including his 2005 book Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam, an analysis of how and why the United States went to war in Vietnam. Porter's analysis and reporting has appeared in academic journals, news publications and periodicals for four decades, and in 2012 he was the winner of the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism, which is awarded annually by the Frontline Club in London to acknowledge reporting that exposes propaganda.

Will be interviewing guest Paul Jay, Editor of The Real News Network on his creed in journalism and the future of TRNN.

Interviewed guests David Carr of the New York Times and Margaret Kimberley of the Black Agenda Report about mainstream media coverage and on what is going on in Nigeria. 

An interview about Net Neutrality with the Free Press Senior Director of Strategy "Tim Karr.

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