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Journalist recalls recent arrest
By: Taylor Paraboschi
Amy Goodman, an investigative journalist for WBAI-FM and the TV show "Democracy Now" shared her views on the news media and the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan at the University last Thursday.
She was arrested at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., citing her incident as an example of journalists being censored.
Goodman used anecdotes to contrast what she portrayed as vast injustices. "And it wasn't just the Democratic reporters that were getting arrested either," Goodman said. "There was a reporter from The New York Post who got arrested at the Republican National Convention and as they were arresting him, all he kept on shouting was 'I work for The New York Post! It's a Republican Paper!'"