Mark Goodman

Mark Goodman

Mark Goodman is a radio DJ, TV personality, and actor. He is best known as one of the original five VJs on MTV, from 1981-1987. He was supposed to be the first of the five to be broadcast at MTV's premiere on August 1, 1981. However, due to errors sequencing the clips, he was the last of the VJs to introduce themselves after "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles and "You Better Run" by Pat Benatar. Wikipedia*

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Mark Goodman has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 1,185 views per program. Most common tag: First Amendment.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1985 - Present Executive Director, Student Press Law Center Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Student Free Speech Rights

    Student Free Speech Rights

    Guests talked about court cases over students' free speech rights. Monday, March 19, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the Morse v. Frederick case.…

  • First Amendment and Student Journalism

    First Amendment and Student Journalism

    Participants discussed student journalism and the extent that institutions should impose some amount of censorship or…

  • Campus Courts: Public Acts, Private Justice

    Campus Courts: Public Acts, Private Justice

    At a session of the 1994 Society of Professional Journalists Convention, the panelists discussed access to college judiciary…

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