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George Monbiot on climate change

December 20, 2006

Interview with George Monbiot

December 20, 2006

On global warming

December 20, 2006

Tom Fenton on the status of American journalism

December 20, 2006

Tom Fenton is a former Senior Foreign Correspondent and 34-year veteran of CBS News. He is the author of Bad News: The Decline of Reporting, the Business of News and the Danger to Us All.

Phil Donahue

December 20, 2006

Phil Donahue: "It's apparently the only chance we're going to have to feature news reporters… who are willing to behave inelegantly by sticking their nose under the tent to learn what the righteous and powerful have in store for us."

Robert McChesney

December 20, 2006

Robert W. McChesney: "This is the sort of thing we can build right now without anyone else's permission, from the government, or from the business community."

Our best stories for 2007: Environment

December 20, 2006
Monbiot shares his research on the world’s most innovative ideas for change

Laura Flanders

December 20, 2006

Laura Flanders: "Something like [The Real News] could work today like no other project could have worked before."

Salih Booker

December 20, 2006

Salih Booker: "[The Real News] would offer the possibility of more diverse perspectives, of a larger range of stories on Africa, Asia and Latin America, but also how those stories relate to stories in the US, Canada and Europe."

Sashi Kumar

December 20, 2006

Sashi Kumar is a renowned journalist, producer and news anchor. He is Chair of the Media Development Foundation (Chennai, India).

Eric Margolis

December 20, 2006
"There’s no doubt that there’s enormous sympathy for both the Taliban and for Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. In the ISI [Pakistan’s intelligence service] … there’s still within its ranks very strong sympathy for bin Laden. But in Pakistan, there’s just growing anger against the United States … and it is dangerous."

Eric Margolis - 2 interviews combined

December 20, 2006
"There’s no doubt that there’s enormous sympathy for both the Taliban and for Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. In the ISI [Pakistan’s intelligence service] … there’s still within its ranks very strong sympathy for bin Laden. But in Pakistan, there’s just growing anger against the United States … and it is dangerous."

Iran and Pakistan

December 20, 2006
"There’s no doubt that there’s enormous sympathy for both the Taliban and for Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. In the ISI [Pakistan’s intelligence service] … there’s still within its ranks very strong sympathy for bin Laden. But in Pakistan, there’s just growing anger against the United States … and it is dangerous."

Independent Minds

December 20, 2006
Independent media veteran Amy Goodman wants "a media that celebrates dissent, that is a sanctuary of dissent – because that’s what will make this country healthy, and that’s what will make us safer, here … and around the world." Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a TV and radio show…

Pamela de Maigret

December 20, 2006

Pamela de Maigret is a filmmaker, producer and journalist. Previously a foreign correspondent and US Congress liaison, she is currently writing a book about the disenfranchisement of the moderate center in American politics, drawing on her experience as a life-long Republican activist.

Ferial Hafferjee

December 20, 2006

"You’re not going to see it on CNN"

Global Warning

December 20, 2006
Watch this four part interview on climate change

See the patterns

December 20, 2006

We will combine breaking-news footage from around the world with reportage from some of the world's best journalists, expanding from several news items per day to a 24/7 news website and daily news hour for television. What you are seeing now on TheRealNews.com is just a taste of what we can do when we are…

Laura Flanders

December 20, 2006

Laura Flanders: "Something like [The Real News] could work today like no other project could have worked before."

Documentary Special: Return to Kandahar – A Film by Paul Jay and Nelofer Pazira

August 27, 2006

Nelofer Pazira returns to Afghanistan in 2002 seeking her childhood friend Dyana who she thought had died living under Taliban rule. Through her search Nelofer unravels her past and the history of her country; Ottawa Citizen said the film was “as suspenseful as any drama. But it is also a shocking portrait of a nation…