Emmy Award-Winning Whistle Blower Amber Lyon Broke Away from CNN; Here’s Her Side of the Story!
Free & Equal empowers people to demand liberty, honesty and integrity from those they vote for. Amber Lyon is encouraging Americans to demand the same from journalists. Together, honest journalism and open elections can transform America – and that change is already beginning.
Amber Lyon, a three-time Emmy award-winning journalist, became famous during the Arab Spring, when she reported on Bahrain’s human rights violations and couldn’t get CNN to air certain stories; she investigated further and discovered that CNN was in fact was taking money from dictators worldwide in exchange for content.
Since Amber Lyon was fired after over a year of conflict with her bosses, she has been pursuing her vision of journalism by acting “as a watchdog of government and a muckraker, not a puppet.”
Free & Equal is dedicated to supporting integrity like Amber’s by uniting all honest media, musicians, authors, leaders, and providing support for grassroots movements and causes, including breaking the stranglehold of the two-party system.
Many millions of passionate, hardworking Americans want honest and accurate media. Tough-minded journalists can break away from the networks and work independently to expose the elite. Amber Lyon is the beginning of a movement to create honest, high-quality media with her website http://www.muckraker.com. Amber Lyon is blazing a trail, and you’ll want to hear all about her bravery and innovative plans for the future of journalism!
Listen to Christina and Amber discuss this powerful, positive movement for honesty and toughness in journalism!http://freeandequal.org/updates/christina-tobin-interviews-ex-cnn-turned-mukraker-journalist-amber-lyon/#.UVcMOpOG15I