Click to Open Search Bar

Eric Alterman

Columnist for The Nation & Fellow at the Center for American Progress

REQUEST BOOKING INFORMATION

 Eric Alterman Biography

Eric Alterman is a Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and Professor of Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is also “The Liberal Media” columnist for The Nation and a fellow of the Nation Institute. His "Altercation" weblog now also appears on The Nation's site. Alterman is also a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, where he writes the “Think Again” column, a senior fellow (since 1985) at the World Policy Institute at The New School in New York.Alterman is the author of seven books, including the national bestsellers, What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News (2003, 2004), and The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America. (2004). The others include: When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and its Consequences, (2004, 2005). His Sound & Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy (1992, 2000), won the 1992 George Orwell Award and his It Ain't No Sin to be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen (1999, 2001), won the 1999 Stephen Crane Literary Award, and Who Speaks for America? Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy, (1998). His newest book is Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook to Post-Bush America,(2008).

Termed "the most honest and incisive media critic writing today” in the National Catholic Reporter, and author of “the smartest and funniest political journal out there,” in The San Francisco Chronicle, Alterman is frequent lecturer and contributor to numerous publications in the US, Europe and Latin America. In recent years, he has also been a columnist for: Worth, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, and The Sunday Express (London, a history consultant to HBO films and a senior fellow at Media Matters for America. A former Adjunct Professor of Journalism at NYU and Columbia, Alterman received his B.A. in History and Government from Cornell, his M.A. in International Relations from Yale, and his Ph.D. in US History from Stanford. He lives with his family in Manhattan.

-
Videos
Books
The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama

Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama

Why We're Liberals: A Handbook for Restoring America's Most Important Ideals

Why We're Liberals: A Handbook for Restoring America's Most Important Ideals

When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences

When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences

What Liberal Media?: The Truth about Bias and the News

What Liberal Media?: The Truth about Bias and the News

It Ain't No Sin To Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen

It Ain't No Sin To Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen

FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Eric Alterman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Eric Alterman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Eric Alterman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Eric Alterman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Eric Alterman?

    Booking fees for Eric Alterman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Eric Alterman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Eric Alterman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Eric Alterman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Eric Alterman for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Eric Alterman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Eric Alterman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
Check Availability

Tell us about your event!

During normal business hours, we respond to most inquiries within 4 hours.

Users also viewed these speakers:

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

Eric Alterman

Columnist for The Nation & Fellow at the Center for American Progress

Travels From:
New York, NY, USA
Speaking Fee:

Eric Alterman Biography

Eric Alterman is a Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and Professor of Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is also “The Liberal Media” columnist for The Nation and a fellow of the Nation Institute. His "Altercation" weblog now also appears on The Nation's site. Alterman is also a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, where he writes the “Think Again” column, a senior fellow (since 1985) at the World Policy Institute at The New School in New York.Alterman is the author of seven books, including the national bestsellers, What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News (2003, 2004), and The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America. (2004). The others include: When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and its Consequences, (2004, 2005). His Sound & Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy (1992, 2000), won the 1992 George Orwell Award and his It Ain't No Sin to be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen (1999, 2001), won the 1999 Stephen Crane Literary Award, and Who Speaks for America? Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy, (1998). His newest book is Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook to Post-Bush America,(2008).

Termed "the most honest and incisive media critic writing today” in the National Catholic Reporter, and author of “the smartest and funniest political journal out there,” in The San Francisco Chronicle, Alterman is frequent lecturer and contributor to numerous publications in the US, Europe and Latin America. In recent years, he has also been a columnist for: Worth, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, and The Sunday Express (London, a history consultant to HBO films and a senior fellow at Media Matters for America. A former Adjunct Professor of Journalism at NYU and Columbia, Alterman received his B.A. in History and Government from Cornell, his M.A. in International Relations from Yale, and his Ph.D. in US History from Stanford. He lives with his family in Manhattan.

Eric Alterman Videos

  • Eric Alterman - Does Print Journalism Have a Future? - YouTube

Eric Alterman Books

FAQs on booking Eric Alterman

  • How to book Eric Alterman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Eric Alterman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Eric Alterman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Eric Alterman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Eric Alterman?

    Booking fees for Eric Alterman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Eric Alterman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Eric Alterman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Eric Alterman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Eric Alterman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Eric Alterman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Eric Alterman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Eric Alterman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Eric Alterman for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Eric Alterman generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daniel Pipes, Norman Ornstein, Lisa Myers, Seymour Hersh and E.J. Dionne, Jr.. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Eric Alterman for an upcoming event.

Eric Alterman Speaker Videos

  • Eric Alterman - Does Print Journalism Have a Future? - YouTube

Tell us about your event!

During normal business hours, we respond to most inquiries within 4 hours.

  • Customized Service

    Our agents find the right fit for your event

  • Unparalleled Database

    Full access to all speakers & celebrities

  • One Stop Shopping

    A reliable and unbiased point of contact

  • Logistics Management

    Your personal Logistics Manager who takes care of all event details

Speakers Similar to Eric Alterman

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

TOP