In an age where TV current affairs are now a dead joke served cold at 7pm weeknights on TV One, you take your wins where you can get em, and Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman & Juan González is a win.
Playing 10.30pm Tuesday-Friday on Face TV, Sky 83, Democracy Now! is considered one of the best Independent News shows available with a host of lefty media awards that would make Noam Chomsky jealous…
Winner of the Izzy Award, Honoring Independent Media, 2012 – Gandhi Peace Award, 2012 – Barcelona Human Rights Film Festival Award, 2012 – Right Livelihood Award, 2008 – Park Center for Independent Media Izzy Award, 2009 – Communication for Peace Award from the World Association for Christian Communication, 2008 – Project Censored Top 25 Censored Stories for 2009 – ACLU-NCA Henry W. Edgerton Civil Liberties Award, 2008 – The Paley Center for Media She Made It Award, 2007 – Gracie Award for American Women in Radio and Television Public Broadcasting, 2007 – James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, 2007 – Webby Award Honoree, 2007 – Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, 2006 – Ruben Salazar Journalism Award – George Polk Award – Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Prize – Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award – Edwin H. Major Armstrong Award – National Federation of Community Broadcasters – Project Censored Award – Society of Professional Journalists – United Press International – Associated Press – Electronic Frontier Foundation – American Women in Radio & Television – National Catholic Association of Broadcasters – Radio/Television News Directors Association – Alliance for Community Media.
Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman & Juan González, 10.30pm Tuesday-Friday Face TV, Sky 83