"It's sort of a cover-up for those in power when you don't call it a lie," said Jeff Cohen, a just-retired journalism professor and a producer of the documentary "All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone
," about the late journalist.
Diaspora Jewish thinkers, all the way from Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud and Claude Levi Strauss to Issac Deutscher, Noam Chomsky and I.F. Stone
, along with countless others, have served as proponents of a lofty human, and genuinely humane ideal in our world.
Former curator Bill Kovach, NF '89, writes that after reading I.F. Stone
's crusading reporting he abandoned plans to become a marine biologist.
Bush, Barbara Jordan, Edward Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and Donald Rumsfeld, among others); media moguls and journalists (Katharine Graham, I.F. Stone
); labor leaders/activists (Cesar Chavez, Ralph Nader, A.
21 in his Washington home, Bradlee could rightly claim a place among such anti-guff titans of American journalism as George Seldes, Ida Tarbell, I.F. Stone
, Morton Mintz, Nat Hentoff and Seymour Hersh.
In some ways, Greenwald harkens back to such icons as I.F. Stone
, the legendary leftist critic of the American military.
Murrow and Joan Didion; a National Magazine Award; a Society of Professional Journalists award for our gun coverage; and public-service honors named for labor leader Sidney Hillman and legendary muckraker I.F. Stone
. We've gotten shout-outs for everything from first-person narratives and in-depth data dives to interactive maps and games.
* An excellent review traces how and why the great Jewish leftist I.F. Stone
moved from a bi-nationalist to, in effect, a Zionist.
Defending free speech even for hate-mongers, I.F. Stone
declares that "almost every generation in American history has had to face what appeared to be a menace of so frightening an order as to justify the limitation of basic liberties.
The American journalist, I.F. Stone
, was quoted in his seventies as saying 'If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; you get accused of things you never did and praised for virtues you never had'.
BETWEEN 1953 AND 1971, I.F. STONE
wrote and published a Weekly (eventually a Bi-Weekly) combining pungent, timely tidbits unearthed from government documents with debunkings and jeremiads on civil rights, civil liberties, and the dangers of American arrogance and nuclear war.
The Nieman Foundation and Nieman Watchdog presented the inaugural I.F. Stone
Medal for Journalistic Independence to McClatchy Washington bureau chief John Walcott, who was honored for his bureau's against-the-grain reporting during the run-up to the war in Iraq.