Who’s ‘More of an Advocate Than the Corporate Press’?

In a discussion with Jessica Newman of Campus Progress (2/17/09), Democracy Now!‘s Amy Goodman gives her motivations for entering journalism: “I just always saw it as a way to pursue issues of social justice, to hold those in power accountable, to really work hard to get at the truth.” When asked if she sees “a successful and profitable way to embrace multimedia…in a for-profit system, like the mainstream media,” Goodman makes an important distinction: “It depends on what you mean by a ‘for-profit system’”: For the profit of society, yes. I can only speak from my own experience with what […]