Amy Goodman and her colleague Denis Moynihan began writing a weekly column, 'Breaking the Sound Barrier', for King Features Syndicate in 2006. Following the success of Goodman's book of the same name, The Silenced Majority gives voice to the many ordinary people standing up to corporate and government power - and refusing to be silent.This fascinating collection pulls back the veil of corporate media reporting to dig deep into political issues facing readers today.
Amy Goodman is a multiple New York Times bestselling author, and the host/executive producer of Democracy Now!, a daily, independent news program airing on more than 800 television and radio stations. TIME Magazine named Democracy Now! its Pick of thePodcasts, along with NBC's Meet the Press. Goodman is the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' for developing an innovative model of truly independent grassroots political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are oftenexcluded by the mainstream media. Denis Moynihan, since helping co-found Democracy Now! as an independent production company in 2002, he has participated in the organization s growth, focusing primarily on distribution, infrastructure development, and coordinating complex live broadcasts from all continents (save Antarctica). He lives in Denver, and is the founder of a new noncommercial, community radio station in Colorado s high country.