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  Mark Danner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mark David Danner (born November 10, 1958) is a prominent American journalist.
Danner is also the author of The Road to Illegitimacy: One Reporter's Travels through the 2000 Florida Recount (2003) and Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror (2004) as well as forthcoming books on Haiti and the Balkans.
Danner is Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley and Henry R. Luce Professor of Human Rights at Bard College.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mark_Danner   (371 words)

  
 Writings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Danner's study of Haiti, Beyond the Mountains: The Legacy of Duvalier, is forthcoming from Pantheon.
Danner has co-written and helped produce two hour-long television documentaries for ABC News's Peter Jennings Reporting series: While America Watched: The Bosnian Tragedy, which aired on March 30, 1994 (and which was granted an Emmy and a duPont Golden Baton); and House on Fire: America's Haitian Crisis, which aired on July 27, 1994.
Mark David Danner was born at Utica, in northern New York State, on November 10, 1958.
journalism.berkeley.edu /faculty/markdanner   (500 words)

  
 Mark Danner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Danner's second book, The Saddest Story: America After the Cold War, which appeared in 1999, was based an series of articles he wrote on the war in Yugoslavia.
Danner's third book, a study of Haiti entitled Beyond the Mountains: The Legacy of Duvalier, is was published in 2000.
Danner also teaches journalism at the University of California, Berkeley and Bard College.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Mark_Danner   (339 words)

  
 www.markdanner.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
MARK DANNER: I think one of the interesting sidelights perhaps of the American intervention in Haiti is that President Clinton was certainly acknowledged by everybody in his administration and by the opposition in Washington to have taken a huge risk in intervening in Haiti.
MARK DANNER: Well, in the days after the intervention, when the old order collapsed, when the Haitian army essentially collapsed and the new order had yet to establish itself, there was a fair amount of looting, in which people in poor areas invaded warehouses.
MARK DANNER: Well, I think the comparison holds certainly for the fact that you had a rather abrupt political change that was greeted with enormous enthusiasm.
www.markdanner.com /interviews/020896_Inteview.htm   (7107 words)

  
 The Massacre at El Mozote : MARK DANNER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Consumer Summary: Mark Danner's short book, The Massacre at El Mozote, is an extremely powerful depiction of not only what can go wrong with US foreign policy, but of the lengths politicians will go through to convince us that what they are doing is, in fact, right.
The thoroughness and integrity of Danner's investigation cannot be disputed; on top of that, he is very adept at leaving readers to draw their own conclusions.
Danner's book made me realize that while the US likes to shape Latin American policy, in point of fact the powerful "Good Neighbor" to the north is often manipulated by the very regimes it seeks to control.
www.bookreviewsandsummaries.com /books/067975525X.htm   (385 words)

  
 "Shooting through a straw": Journalist Mark Danner lifts the curtain on the Iraq election
Danner read some of his notes aloud for the J-School audience: "Who are you voting for?" Answer: "I can't tell you — this is a democracy!" and talked about the 38-year-old female engineer he had met (and obviously had been smitten by).
Burns and Danner took a break before trekking to the next polling place and watched CNN, where they heard to their amazement that 72 percent of Iraqis were voting, which was "utterly fictitious.
Danner said he had only opinions and educated guesses to share about what the election would ultimately mean for Iraq.
www.berkeley.edu /news/media/releases/2005/02/10_danner.shtml   (1944 words)

  
 Lettre Ulysses Award | Mark Danner, USA
Mark David Danner was born in Utica, New York in 1958.
Danner’s father, a dentist, worked during the Second World War as a gunner on an aircraft carrier in the South Pacific, and through his stories, he taught his son early about the importance of historical background.
Mark Danner studied modern literature and aesthetics at Harvard University, graduating in 1981.
www.lettre-ulysses-award.org /jury05/bio_danner.html   (571 words)

  
 Mark Danner: "We are all torturers now"
America is entering a new period in its history, writes UC Berkeley journalism professor Mark Danner, when government scandal leads not to investigation and punishment, but to indifference.
This op-ed piece was written for the New York Times by Mark Danner, a professor at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism and the author of "Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror" (2004).
I put quotation marks around the word "abuses" because most of these acts - as the F.B.I. agent acknowledged ("the interrogators from the day prior had ordered this treatment") - were in fact procedures, which would not have been possible without policies that had been approved by administration officials.
www.berkeley.edu /news/media/releases/2005/01/06_danner.shtml   (1300 words)

  
 Mark Danner - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
He is a staff writer for The New Yorker and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books specializing in foreign affairs and has written extensively on Haiti, Central America, the former Yugoslavia, and the Middle East.
Danner is also the author of ' (2003) and ' (2004) as well as forthcoming books on Haiti an the Balkans.
"Marooned in the Cold War": an exchange between Mark Danner and George F. Kennan, Strobe Talbott, and Lee H. Hamilton.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /mark_danner.htm   (474 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Observer review: Torture and Truth by Mark Danner
Mark Danner exposes the double speak that underpins Bush's 'war on terror' in Torture and Truth.
Mark Danner - toiling through official reports and transcripts of interviews with prisoners and witnesses, as well as conducting his own investigation in Iraq - has exposed the false piety in disavowals of responsibility by Bush and Donald Rumsfeld, and established official complicity in the abuse.
Danner prefers a loftier cultural reference, and says that the detainees were put through a 'Dantesque nightmare journey'.
www.guardian.co.uk /Iraq/Story/0,2763,1418338,00.html   (1205 words)

  
 Mark Danner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Danner's second book, The Saddest Story: America After the Cold War, which appeared in 1999, was based an series ofarticles he wrote on the war in Yugoslavia.
Danner's third book, a study of Haiti entitled Beyond the Mountains: The Legacy ofDuvalier, is was published in 2000.
Danner co-wrote and helped produce two hour-long television documentaries for ABC News' Peter Jennings Reporting series: While America Watched: The BosnianTragedy and House on Fire: America's Haitian Crisis, which both aired in 1994.
www.therfcc.org /mark-danner-66879.html   (318 words)

  
 TomDispatch - Tomgram: Mark Danner on How Bush Really Won
Danner's piece appears thanks to the kind permission of the editors of the New York Review of Books who are letting Tomdispatch distribute it on-line (as they did Michael Massing's fine piece on Iraq, the press, and the election last month).
Mark Danner has made a practice of covering the horrors of the last decades, starting with a 1981 Age of Reagan massacre at El Mozote in El Salvador that became a full issue of the New Yorker magazine, including the murderous wars in the former Yugoslavia, and, most recently, our never-ending Iraq adventure.
Mark Danner, a longtime staff writer for The New Yorker, is the author of The Massacre at El Mozote, The Road to Illegitimacy and, most recently, Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror.
www.tomdispatch.com /index.mhtml?pid=2081   (7098 words)

  
 Mark Danner < author < Career < People < : news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
George Lakoff, founder of the Rockridge Institute, and Mark Danner, writer, journalist and professor, will be the next featured guests of the Livetalk@CPS...
Among the featured voices at the conference are Mark Danner, author of “Torture and Truth;” James Yee, former Muslim Chaplain at Guantanamo Bay; Sr.
A son, Preston Kent Danner, 8 pounds 2 ounces, 19.5 inches, at 7:39 pm Nov. 24, 2005, to Carrie and Mark Danner of Hannibal, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
schema-root.org /people/career/authors/mark_danner/?newsfeed_history   (588 words)

  
 The Massacre at El Mozote Vintage by Mark Danner
Mark Danner's short book, The Massacre at El Mozote, is an extremely powerful depiction of not only what can go wrong with US foreign policy, but of the lengths politicians will go through to convince us that what they are doing is, in fact, right.
Mark Danner has written a marvelously researched and page-turning account of one of the larger attrocities in Central America committed by U.S. trained, supervised and funded armies.
Mark Danner is an excellent journalist and a corageous human being by bringing to the attention of the American society the barbarism committed with the funding and support of the US government.
www.book-summary-review.com /The-Massacre-at-El-Mozote-067975525X.htm   (1351 words)

  
 Interview with Mark Danner
Danner:    I’d like to keep on this for another second because I know you said earlier today -- or Hal said earlier today in talking about 9-11 -- that he knew that morning that there would be a section of the paper in which several hundred thousand dollars worth of ads would be thrown out.
Danner:    Well just, let me ask specifically, there are analysts who say that part of this business model is demanding much higher profits from Times’ acquisitions and possessions, the other papers and so on, then from the jewel and the crown itself.
Danner:    - especially its attention to politics is not in any way mirrored by the reporting from the Palestinian side, which is thought to be rather fl and white, at least by a lot of readers I’ve spoken to.
orvilleschell.com /raines.htm   (8837 words)

  
 UC Berkeley Journalism / Faculty / Mark Danner
For The New York Review of Books, Professor Mark Danner reports from Baghdad on the recent Iraq election and the state of Iraqi politics two years into the year (the first of a two-part story).
On the New York Times Op-Ed page, Professor Mark Danner lays out the case against President Bush's nominee for attorney general, Alberto Gonzales, describing his role in legitimizing torture as U.S. policy in the "War on Terror".
For New York Review of Books, Professor Mark Danner provides his take on the historic presidential election of 2004, through the lens of his travels in Florida over the final days of the campaign.
journalism.berkeley.edu /faculty/danner   (522 words)

  
 Event Archive: A Debate on Iraq - Commonwealth Club
Mark Danner: In his State of the Union address, President Bush gave a very eloquent speech that was full of fear, and that answered to me what is really the underlying question: What kind of a country are we going to be and on what basis will we act in the world?
Danner: I feel like I'm debating Hegel a bit, because though Christopher's address was a stirring one, I'm not sure what his reasons are for attacking, invading and occupying Iraq.
Danner suggested that what Osama bin Laden got – the total destruction of the regime that sheltered him – is what he wanted, that we were playing into his hands by doing that.
www.commonwealthclub.org /archive/03/03-01hitchensdanner-debate.html   (4098 words)

  
 Mark Danner, Writer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mark Danner is a staff writer for the New Yorker specializing in foreign affairs.
Mark is a frequent contributor to major magazines and is a frequent guest on news analysis television programs.
Mark Danner was recently named a 1999 MacArthur Fellow.
globetrotter.berkeley.edu /people/Danner   (223 words)

  
 Books by Mark Danner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When Mark Danner's reconstruction of these events first appeared in The New Yorker, it sent shock waves through the news media and the American foreign-policy establishment.
He has produced a masterpiece of scrupulous investigative journalism that is also a testament to the forgotten victims of a neglected theater of the cold war.
Giving voice to those directly impacted, Mark Danner reports on the anger and humiliation experienced by the victims and their families.
books.bankhacker.com /Mark+Danner   (671 words)

  
 Coliseum Books Event Calendar
Mark Danner, a journalist who has spent time in Iraq, turns to the documents that are collected here for the first time in an attempt to understand how “Hooded Man” and “Leashed Man” could have happened at all.
Danner sifts through this evidence and finds the path by which harsh methods of interrogation approved for suspected terrorists in Afghanistan and Guantánamo “migrated” to Iraq as resistance to the US occupation grew and US casualties mounted.
Mark Danner is a longtime staff writer at The New Yorker and a regular contributor to
www.coliseumbooks.com /events/011205event.htm   (192 words)

  
 Gonzales Grilled on Role in Torture at Confirmation Hearing : SF Bay Area Indymedia
We hear excerpts of the hearing and speak with journalist Mark Danner of the New Yorker and author of Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror.
MARK DANNER: Well, the question at issue through most of that was what was the White House involvement in coming up with this definition by which torture was made into such a narrow category that only the most brutal, severe, horrible behavior could legally be considered torture.
MARK DANNER: Well, to me, that was the most interesting and the most important part in the entire hearings yesterday.
bayarea.indymedia.org /news/2005/01/1713240.php   (3346 words)

  
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Danner's work ever since has been characterized by its blend of journalism with fictional techniques, and by its blurring of reportage, ideology and art as if in Danner's mind reality is merely a huge stylized painting to be constructed and deconstructed.
Danner was gratified when President Bill Clinton's Assistant Secretary of State Richard Holbrooke and Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott wrote letters to the journal supporting his internationalist analysis.
Danner objects to President Bush's assertion that America's al Qaeda enemies are "evil." "You can hear echoes again and again in President Bush's speeches," says Danner, "of a vision of the world that is very familiar to American ears.
www.discoverthenetwork.org /individualProfile.asp?indid=1947   (1664 words)

  
 TomDispatch - Tomgram: Mark Danner, What Are You Going to Do with That?
As Danner reminds us, we inhabit a strange land, one in which worldly revelation -- revelation after revelation of the scandals, follies, and crimes of Bush administration officials -- has lead nowhere in particular.
Danner, whose most recent book is Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror (a must for any library, which, given the subject, is in itself a sad thing to say), approaches this sense of frustration in his own original way.
Mark Danner, a longtime New Yorker Staff writer and frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, is Professor of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard College.
www.tomdispatch.com /index.mhtml?pid=2949   (4182 words)

  
 Mark Danner Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ AlienArtifacts.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 openDemocracy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
His adversary in a series of debates across the United States, Mark Danner, has consistently argued that the threat from Iraq was never severe enough to warrant a pre-emptive strike — an ominous new genre of war.
Mark Danner, by contrast, saw every bombing as proof that the US should never have invaded Iraq in the first place.
But Danner objected to having to make these suggestions at all because, he said, they all beg the original question of the war, which he opposed in the first place.
www.opendemocracy.net /articles/ViewPopUpArticle.jsp?id=2&articleId=1713   (1428 words)

  
 Smoking Signposts to Nowhere by Tom Engelhardt and Mark Danner
Recently, John Wolcott of Knight Ridder wrote Danner a brief response and in the July 14th issue of the Review, Danner, who has been on fire this year, considers what to make of the strange media coverage of the memo in this country and why it is important.
Mark Danner wrote the accompanying analysis, "The Secret Way to War." In response to that piece, John Walcott of Knight Ridder news service wrote a brief letter and Danner, in answering, has now taken the opportunity to return to the significance of the Downing Street memo and the press coverage of it.
Mark Danner's excellent article on the Bush administration's path to war in Iraq [The Secret Way to War, NYR, June 9] missed a couple of important signposts.
www.lewrockwell.com /engelhardt/engelhardt88.html   (3526 words)

  
 Amherst College News Releases:Mark Danner Nov. 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
AMHERST, Mass.—Mark Danner, an acclaimed commentator on politics and foreign policy, will speak on “Power, the Press and the Iraq War: Torture and Human Rights after Abu Ghraib” at 8 p.m.
Danner has been writing on politics and foreign policy, with a focus on wars and conflict, for 25 years.
Danner currently serves as a professor of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and as the Henry R. Luce Professor of Human Rights, Democracy and Journalism at Bard College.
www.amherst.edu /~pubaff/news/news_releases/05/2005_10danner.html   (280 words)

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