Decision by University of St. Thomas to Ban Speaker is “Wrongheaded,” Says PEN America
Jonathan Friedman, director of the Free Expression and Education program, stated: “The decision by the University of St. Thomas to ban Michael Knowles from campus is unfortunate and wrongheaded. Bans… More
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This #pridemonth, we bring back our interview with Frank Mugisha, a prominent Ugandan advocate for the rights of LGBTQ+ people, who spoke with us about his work and what it means to be part of the LGBTQ+ community in Uganda: https://bit.ly/3hLpyip
From cover stories to burner phones, Myanmar’s journalists are resorting to unconventional methods to report on life under military rule. https://www.voanews.com/a/cover-stories-and-burner-phones-how-myanmar-journalists-report-under-military-rule-/6633229.html
Nobel laureate Maria Ressa said journalism is at "an existential moment" and commented on the role of big tech in contributing to the spread of false information in an address at this year's DW Global Media Forum in Bonn. https://bit.ly/3OygTyy