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[WEBINAR] Online Abuse Self-Defense Training

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Women journalists are facing unprecedented levels of hate and harassment online. PEN America and the Journalism and Women Symposium co-host this training to equip reporters, as well as their allies and employers, with practical tools and strategies to defend against online abuse. We’ll talk about how to prepare, respond, take care of yourself, and support others. While there are no easy answers, open conversations about the impact of online abuse and how to fight back can empower women journalists to stay online and continue exercising their free expression rights.


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Viktorya VilkViktorya Vilk is the program director for digital safety and free expression at PEN America, where she leads initiatives on a range of free expression issues, including developing tools and strategies to empower journalists and newsrooms to defend against online abuse. She has over a decade of experience working in nonprofits to expand access to the arts and defend creative and press freedom.

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