December 27, 2011
Guest: Danny Schechter
Danny Schechter, popularly known as “The News Dissector,” is a television producer, journalist, filmmaker and media critic who has a renown reputation for serious in depth reporting on controversial issues. He was a producer for ABC Newsmagazine and 20/20 and has received 2 Emmy Awards.
Danny also has a distinguished educational background with degrees from Cornell, London School of Economics and having been a fellow at Harvard University. He has also been a professor at Columbia University’s School of Journalism.
His most recent book, “Occupy: Dissecting Occupy Wall Street”, with a preface by Greg Palast, which traces the roots, history, and significance of the recent occupy movement. And he is the host of the program “The News Dissector” that airs every Friday afternoon at 1:00 PM on the Progressive Radio Network