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Abby Martin
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Born Abigail Suzanne Martin
Residence Washington DC, US
Other names Fababs [1]
Education San Diego State University
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) Breaking The Set, MEDIAROOTS, Project Censored
Family Robbie Martin (Brother)[2]
Website

http://www.abbymartin.org/


Abby Martin is a North American, videographer, writer, journalist and Psychedelic artist [3] ; best known as both: host and pundit of a Russia Today America political current affairs programme, entitled: Breaking The Set [4] ;which replaced RT's The Alyona Show, in July 2012.

In 2009, she founded a citizen journalism media organization named MEDIAROOTS[5] , based in Oakland California. She's also a board member of a research organization named Project Censored [6] .

She has described herself as a political, anti-war activist and community organizer.[7]

Threats and CriticismsEdit

The Israeli Prime Minister's spokesman Alex Selsky, has at least twice accused Martin's BTS coverage of the Gaza-Israel "conflict" as "very very one sided".[8]

Martin claims to be often accused of being a propagandist for Russia's President Vladimir Putin. A charge which she strenuously refutes. [9]

In June 2012, a staffer representing the Media Relations Committee at the Capitol, threatened Martin with: arrest, press credential-stripping, charges of trespassing and harassment; for collaborating with fellow journalist Luke Rudowski, in confronting US Republican Senator Rand Paul with questions about his allegedly hypocritical endorsement of (interventionist) Mitt Romney's Presidential campaign. [10]

EducationEdit

Has a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Political Science from San Diego State University (2006) with a minor in Spanish [11] [12]

Her visual artEdit

Started from the age of 19 [13]

Her artwork features on the cover of a documentary entitled: The Crisis of Civilization[14]

HobbiesEdit

Photography, travelling and hiking.[15]

TriviaEdit

She claims to have coined the disparaging nickname "#DRONEKING" for US President Barack Obama.[16]

Started to scrutinize what she sees as North America's state-compliant interventionist media, after her ex-boyfriend (Matt) in high school, joined the military soon after September 11th 2001. [17] [18]

She's lived in Costa Rica and Spain, to help her Spanish language studies.[19] Also lived in San Francisco.[20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Fababs. Abby Martin. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  2. Robbie Martin (Brother) MR Radio Transcript: 9/11 Coincidence Theory. MediaRoots.org. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  3. Psychedelic Artist. astudioapart. Retrieved on 13 December 2012.
  4. Breaking The Set Breaking The Set. RT (TV network). Retrieved on 13 December 2012.
  5. MEDIAROOTS. MediaRoots.org. Retrieved on 13 December 2012.
  6. Project Censored Project Censored. Project Censored. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  7. Abby Martin of Media Roots at SFSU. MediaRoots.org. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  8. [55 Israeli Propaganda, Profiting off Occupation, Consumerist America]. breakingtheset RT America. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  9. Troll Spotting. breakingtheset (RT America). Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  10. RAND PAUL CONFRONTED FOR TRYING TO GET JOURNALIST FIRED. wearechange.org. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  11. Abby Martin — RT On air talent. RT.com. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  12. About Media Roots. MediaRoots.org. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  13. ABBY MARTIN. aStudioApart. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  14. The Crisis of Civilization. The Crisis of Civilization. Crisis of Civilization. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  15. Abby Martin — RT On air talent. rt.com. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  16. Drone King's Xmas List | Big Brother Watch. breakingtheset (RT America). Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  17. Abby Martin of Media Roots at SFSU. AbbyMediaRoots (MediaRoots.org). Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  18. MR Radio Transcript: 9/11 Coincidence Theory. MediaRoots.org. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  19. Speakers. Project Censored. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.
  20. Existential Conversation: State of Humanity & the World. MediaRoots.org. Retrieved on 13th December 2012.

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