Democracy Now! is a daily, global and independent news program hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Their reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. On Democracy Now!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.
Democracy Now! launched in 1996, airing on nine radio stations. More than two decades later, the service have grown to be one of the leading independent daily news broadcasts in the world. The program is broadcast by community radio and TV stations around the world and viewed by millions of people online each day.
As an independent news program, Democracy Now! is audience-supported, which means that their editorial independence is never compromised by corporate or government interests. Since its founding in 1996, Democracy Now! has held steadfast to their policy of not accepting government funding, corporate sponsorship, underwriting or advertising revenue.