Danny Schechter

Danny Schechter

Danny Schechter became the “News Dissector” as a newscaster on WBCN in Boston. The nickname stuck as his nom de media guerre. He’s still doing it as a blogger, author, filmmaker, and troublemaker. You can reach him at dissector [at] mediachannel.org (subject: Saw%20your%20essay%20on%20The%20Mantle) (dissector(at)mediachannel.org) and read more by Danny at his News Dissector blog here. His latest documentary is Plunder: The Crime of Our Time.

Contributors

July 29, 2010

In this essay, award-winning, veteran journalist Danny Schechter reflects back on his decades-long career in mainstream and independent journalism and offers advice for the next generation of reporters. Would be muckrakers, media critics, progressive journalists and speakers-of-truth-to-power, listen up: the News Dissector has something to say.