Amy Goodman



Amy Goodman born Bayshore, NY April 13, 1957. Investigative journalist who founded "Democracy Now! The War & Peace Report" 1996; beaten by Indonesian troops while reporting Dili Massacre in Timor 1998; arrested 2003 for antiwar protest at White House.


"Going to where the silence is. That is the responsibility of a journalist: giving a voice to those who have been forgotten, forsaken, and beaten down by the powerful." ("Exception to the Rulers", 2004; photo Wikipedia)