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“The crisis facing local news is existential. The collapse of media outlets and the slashing of newsrooms are starving communities of the stories and the scrutiny that are vital… More
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20-year-old Olesya Krivtsova has fled Russia after she was accused of “justifying terrorism” and “discrediting the Russian armed forces,” placed under house arrest, and forbidden from using the phone or internet following an Instagram post about #Ukraine https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/22/world/europe/russia-ukraine-social-media-crackdown.html
Don't miss March 23's Future Trends Forum where @ACEducation's Steven M. Bloom and @PENAmerica's @jeremycyoung—lead authors of a new guide to academic freedom—discuss how academic freedom is changing in today's fraught political environment.
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Thursday from 2-3 pm ET, our friend @BryanAlexander will be joined by authors Steven M. Bloom, AVP, Government Relations, the @ACEducation, and Jeremy C. Young, Senior Manager, Free Expression and Education at @PENamerica to discuss academic freedom. https://shindig.com/login/event/acepenguide