Greenwald and Goodman Earn New I.F. Stone Award

FAIR founder Jeff Cohen’s Park Center for Independent Media has decided to give its new Izzy Award (3/4/09) “for special achievement in independent media” to Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman, specifically lauding the “two pillars of independent journalism” for “pathbreaking journalistic courage and persistence in confronting conventional wisdom, official deception and controversial issues”: Week after week, in meticulously documented and detailed blog posts, [Salon‘s Glenn Greenwald] skewers hypocrisy, deception and revisionism on the part of the powers that be in government and the media…. With devastatingly crisp arguments, Greenwald has inveighed against torture and defended constitutional rights for all, whether […]