Democracy Now Amy Goodman Website 500 x 280“Democracy Now’s” Amy Goodman. It is US election commentary but what is relevant to NHPPA, and so perfectly crafted, is what she closes with, “…All we get is static. That veil of distortion and lies and misrepresentations and half-truths that obscure reality. When what we need the media to give us is the dictionary definition of static: criticism, opposition, unwanted interference. We need a media that covers power, not covers for power. We need a media that is the fourth estate, not for the state. And we need a media that covers the movements, that create static, and make history.”

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