Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!


#1 source for NSA spying/Eric Snowden news.

A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 900 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the United States.


Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television (DISH network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Free Speech TV ch. 348 and Link TV ch. 375); and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.




WHY INDEPENDENT MEDIA ?



For true democracy to work, people need easy access to independent, diverse sources of news and information.


But the last two decades have seen unprecedented corporate media consolidation. The U.S. media was already fairly homogeneous in the early 1980s: some fifty media conglomerates dominated all media outlets, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, music, publishing and film. In the year 2000, just six corporations dominated the U.S. media.


In addition, corporate media outlets in the U.S. are legally responsible to their shareholders to maximize profits.


Democracy Now! is funded entirely through contributions from listeners, viewers, and foundations. We do not accept advertisers, corporate underwriting, or government funding. This allows us to maintain our independence.

App Features;

status bar notification on new podcasts[enabled by default, can be turned off in settings]
ability to tweet or post the chosen podcast to facebook
Pause on incoming phone call
Save where you left off (audio only)


Recent changes:
v. 2.4
Redesign application UI and media player backend
Application designed for android v15 and above (older devices will use depreciated version, sorry)
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About Democracy Now!
#1 source for NSA spying/Eric Snowden news.

A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 900 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the United States.


Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television (DISH network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Free Speech TV ch. 348 and Link TV ch. 375); and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.




WHY INDEPENDENT MEDIA ?



For true democracy to work, people need easy access to independent, diverse sources of news and information.


But the last two decades have seen unprecedented corporate media consolidation. The U.S. media was already fairly homogeneous in the early 1980s: some fifty media conglomerates dominated all media outlets, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, music, publishing and film. In the year 2000, just six corporations dominated the U.S. media.


In addition, corporate media outlets in the U.S. are legally responsible to their shareholders to maximize profits.


Democracy Now! is funded entirely through contributions from listeners, viewers, and foundations. We do not accept advertisers, corporate underwriting, or government funding. This allows us to maintain our independence.

App Features;

    • status bar notification on new podcasts[enabled by default, can be turned off in settings]
    • ability to tweet or post the chosen podcast to facebook
    • Pause on incoming phone call
    • Save where you left off (audio only)


    Recent changes:
    v. 2.4
    Redesign application UI and media player backend
    Application designed for android v15 and above (older devices will use depreciated version, sorry)

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    A Google User
    Aug 19, 2014
    Better coverage It's better than fox, cnn, bbc, nbc, and so on. I like it.
    A Google User
    Aug 16, 2014
    Poorly done
    A Google User
    Aug 14, 2014
    Democracy Now! is wonderful But I wish the application would allow me to read the transcripts of the news, instead of just watching the interviews. I so much value the work of DN! Serious journalism allowing for what is usually hidden to come to light.
    A Google User
    Aug 7, 2014
    I like the app a lot, but after using it I often need to force close it otherwise it'll stay open forever. It is also buggy, but podcast streaming still works fine even if I keep getting a message saying that the app has stopped. There is no good way to skip the streaming audio without resetting the entire podcast. The ad placement is not good. If this app can be purchased, I'd gladly buy it but first please fix these problems.
    A Google User
    Aug 5, 2014
    Great show; draining app I listen to democracy now every day. The app is nicely organized after I've listened to a show, it seems to stay in the background using lots of CPU, dressing battery and slowing my phone. I'm uninstalling it.