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Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman, left, and documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras participate in a panel discussion moderated by Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR’s On Point.

Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman, left, and documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras participate in a panel discussion moderated by Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR’s On Point.

Filmmaker Laura Poitras was the recipient of the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence, awarded each year by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of “Democracy Now!,” also received a special I.F. Stone lifetime achievement award. The two journalists were honored at a ceremony at Harvard University on February 5, 2015.

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Welcome

Ann Marie Lipinski, curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard

Award presentation to Amy Goodman

Introduction: Myra MacPherson, author of “All Governments Lie! The Life and Times of Rebel Journalist I.F. Stone” and a member of the I.F. Stone Medal Selection Committee

 

Goodman’s remarks

Medal presentation to Laura Poitras

Introduction by Bill Kovach, chair of the I.F. Stone Medal Selection Committee and former curator of the Nieman Foundation

Panel discussion and Q&A

Moderator: Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR’s On Point