Rory Oâ€™Connor: veteran media critic. Oâ€™Connorâ€™s new book is called â€œShock Jocks: Hate Speech and Talk Radio: Americaâ€™s Ten Worst Hate Talkers and the Progressive Alternativesâ€. Read his blog at roryoconnor.org/blog
Jeremy Scahill: a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute, is the author of the bestselling Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, published by Nation Books. He is an award-winning investigative journalist and correspondent for the national radio and TV program Democracy Now!.
Dan Weiss: is a Senior Fellow and the Director of Climate Strategy at American Progress, where he leads the Center's clean energy and climate advocacy campaign.
Jason Leopold: investigative journalist. He writes for the online publication The Public Record.
Melanie Sloan: serves as CREWâ€™s Executive Director. Prior to starting CREW, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia where, from 1998-2003, she successfully tried cases before dozens of judges and juries.
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