Paul Waldman: author of four books on media and politics. His latest is called â€œFree Ride: John McCain and the Mediaâ€. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and is a Senior Fellow and Director of Special Projects at Media Matters for America. He is also a columnist for The American Prospect. You can read his blog at paulwaldman.blogspot.com.
Jeff Conant: is Director of International Programs for Food and Water Watch and liaison to the Red Vida, a coalition of water rights groups active throughout the Americas.
Dahr Jamail: is an award-winning freelance journalist. His reporting from Iraq has earned him numerous awards, including the prestigious 2008 Martha Gellhorn Award for Journalism, the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, the Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage, and four Project Censored awards.
Antonia Juhasz: policy-analyst, author and activist living in San Francisco. Her new book is called â€œThe Tyranny of Oil: The Worldâ€™s Most Powerful Industryâ€“and What We Must Do to Stop Itâ€.
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