Amy GoodmanInvestigative journalist and activist Amy Goodman, the host and executive producer of the global news program Democracy Now, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at NAU’s Cline Library Assembly Hall.

Goodman has written five books and has received numerous awards for both independent journalism and her social justice advocacy. In 2008, she was the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, which some have called the alternative Nobel Prize, for developing an innovative model of independent grassroots political journalism.

Her talk, titled “The Silenced Majority,” is free and open to the public, but advance tickets are required and are available through the Central Ticket Office.

The event is sponsored by NAU’s Department of Politics and International Affairs. For information, email Emily.Howard@nau.edu or call (971) 207-1262.