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Danny Schechter (1942–2015)

Danny Schechter was born on June 27, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel Isaac Schechter. He was a director and producer, known for WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception (2004), In Debt We Trust: America Before the Bubble Bursts (2006) and Beyond 'JFK': The Question of Conspiracy (1992). He died on March 19, 2015 in the USA. See full bio »


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Book: The More You Watch, The Less You Know. Published 1997, Seven Stories Press. Media critique and personal memoir.

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He worked in 1971 WBCN-FM rock Boston where he had a broadcast that gave him his nickname "Danny Schechter, the News Dissector." In 198, he joined CNN and later worked for ABC.


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