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BBC's Greg Palast on "Elections and the Media"

Date:
Thursday, November 06, 2003
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Jeff Perlstein
Location Details:
King Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley

BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND BBC INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST GREG PALAST SPEAKS AT NOV. 6 BENEFIT IN BERKELY "Elections and the Media: From Florida to California and on to 2004" Thursday, November 6, 7 PM King Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley Tickets $10, benefits Media Alliance (415) 546-6334 x300 Award-winning reporter for BBC Television’s Newsnight and The Observer of London, Greg Palast’s extraordinary reports have been front page news in Europe, yet blocked out of America’s main stream media. The White House doesn’t like him much (“we hate that sonovabitch”) but the San Francisco Bay Area loves him – for his exposés on the Bush administration’s ties to the Bin Laden family of Saudi Arabia, his investigations of Enron, Arnold, and the California energy crisis, and his best-selling book about the 2000 presidential elections, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. Palast will speak at King Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, in Berkeley at a benefit for Media Alliance, a 28-year-old San Francisco-based media advocacy organization. His talk is entitled “Elections and the Media: From Florida to California and on to 2004.” The benefit starts at 7 PM. Tickets cost $10 and can be ordered from Media Alliance by phone at (415) 546-6334 ext. 300, online at http://www.media-alliance.org, or at the door. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended.
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