Does a free press make a free society? DEMOCRACY ON DEADLINE: The Global Struggle for an Independent Press shadows working journalists and champions of independent media as they work to make--and keep--their societies free in Afghanistan, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Sierra Leone, and the U.S.
Panel discussion following the film
Mark Schapiro, Editorial director, Center for Investigative Reporting
Peter Phillips, Professor Sociology and Director Project Censored at Sonoma State University
A.C. Thompson, staff writer at SF Weekly, and co-author of the book Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA'S Rendition Flights
Liam O'Donoghue, co-founder and member of Fault Lines, the newsmagazine of Indybay"
Jim Doyle, San Francisco Chronicle, Reporter
Partner Organizations: New College of California Media Studies M.A. Program, The Center for Investigative Reporting, Accessf, Project Censored, Youth Media Council and The Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
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