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Author, blogger, journalist and filmmaker Rory O'Connor is co-founder and president of the international media firm Globalvision, Inc, and Board Chair of The Global Center, an affiliated non-profit foundation. O'Connor has directed, written and/or produced hundreds of television programs and films, and served as executive in charge of the award-winning broadcast newsmagazines South Africa Now and Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television. His articles have appeared in many leading periodicals, and he is the author of the recently published Shock Jocks: Hate Speech & Talk Radio, as well as co-author of the Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology in America. A regular online columnist for AlterNet and MediaChannel, O'Connor also writes the popular "Media Is A Plural" blog ( His broadcast, film and print work has been honored with a George Polk Award, a Writer's Guild Award, and a George Orwell Award, among others. Most recently, he was a Fellow at The Shorenstein Center at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

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Danny Award for Journalism & Activism to Winona LaDuke An environmentalist, economist, author and activist, LaDuke has already published six non-fiction books and has a new one, To be A Water Protector, coming out this fall.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 16, 2009
Your Message Here: Salons, Sponsors, Pay-to-Play & Journalism Rory O'Connor on the ethics of pay-to-play journalism in a time of collapsing capitalism, fierce technological change and a "lost revenue model."
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Personal Democracy This year's Personal Democracy Forum shows the impact of technology on politics is greater than ever before.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 21, 2009
Censoring Pro-Palestinian Political Messages? Controversy over Censoring Pro-Palestinian Political Messages.