THE PUFFIN FOUNDATION LTD., IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATION INSTITUTE, IS PROUD TO HONOR THE
2006 RECIPIENT OF THE PUFFIN/NATION PRIZE FOR CREATIVE CITIZENSHIP
BROADCAST JOURNALIST - AUTHOR - COLUMNIST
Goodman is being recognized for her groundbreaking reporting and commitment to questioning those in power on behalf of those who rarely have a voice in the mainstream media. Described as "a one-woman antidote to corporate news," she is best known as the host and executive producer of the daily news program Democracy Now! With her brother David, Goodman has written two bestsellers: The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media that Love Them and, most recently, Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back.
The Puffin/Nation Prize carries a $100,000 cash award and is given annually to an American citizen who has challenged the status quo "through distinctive, courageous, imaginative, socially responsible works of signifcance."
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