Independent Journalist Jeremy Scahill

Date(s) - Friday 04/16/2010 - 04/17/2010
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Jeremy Scahill is an investigative journalist and author whose work focuses on global issues, most notably the use of private military companies. He is the author of the best-selling book Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, winner of a George Polk Book Award. 

He also serves as a correspondent for the U.S. radio and TV program Democracy Now!. He is also a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and a frequent contributor to The Nation.

Click here for a recent interview in which Jeremy Scahill discusses independent media and this critical moment in journalism, after winning the second annual Izzy Award, named after muckraking journalist I.F. Stone.

Click here for his article about stunning statistics regarding the war in Afghanistan that every American should know.

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