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Danny Schechter Lives

My old and dear friend Danny Schechter died last week of pancreatic cancer. Danny Schechter the news dissector, a great radical journalist, and a critical ally of the African National Congress and the South African revolution lived for 72 years. As a footnote to his life but a big thing in mine he was the first person who organized me …

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Danny Schechter, the News Dissector, Dies in NYC at 72

Danny Schechter, one of America’s best known, most talented, and effective progressive leaders renowned for his activism, and ground-breaking media making, died Thursday, March 19th in New York City, of pancreatic cancer. Known as the “News Dissector” from his days at Boston radio station WBCN [3], Schechter was truly a renaissance progressive — with a long list of achievements and creative endeavors.  He is probably best …