Stanford Study: PEN America Workshops Significantly Improved Participants’ Digital Media Literacy Skills to Counter Disinformation
To counter that threat PEN America launched its Knowing the News media literacy program in 2020 to equip the public with the knowledge and skills to defend against disinformation.… More
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Nadine Farid Johnson testified before a congressional subcommittee... PEN America and its partners hosted a #LetFloridaRead event... CEO @SuzanneNossel and Ted Mitchell, CEO of the @ACEducation wrote an op-ed in defense of academic freedom... and more: https://pen.org/pen-america-news/
As @JoyVBehar points out, Americans' knowledge of the Holocaust is declining even as the movement to ban books—including #Holocaust-themed works such as @jodipicoult's The Storyteller—is accelerating.
Behar also gives a shoutout to 100-year-old Grace Linn! #JoysBannedBookClub https://twitter.com/TheView/status/1639315584860192772
Outstanding piece by @andreacgore, Vacek Chair in pharmacology/professor of psychology at UT-Austin, defending faculty tenure against SB 18. She argues that immunotherapy would not exist if UT-Austin had not given tenure to its discoverer. https://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/article/university-texas-andrea-gore-professor-tenure-17816783.php