Power to the People Requires Press Defense
We can do a better job of demonstrating how persistent journalism directly affects community change…here are a few ways reporters have used human stories to bring about substantive action. More
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This from @jrezaian on why we must not fall for authoritarian smear tactics against journalists is a must read. #IStandwithEvan https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/03/31/american-journalist-russia-hostage-putin/
In our recent Hate in the Headlines report, PEN America interviewed 20+ journalists with years of experience documenting domestic extremism. Their topline takeaway? Avoid long profile pieces that normalize extremists. This #60Minutes piece will almost certainly do just that.
Students at @ETSU are being asked to verify that attendees at a student-run drag show are over the age of 18, an unnecessary restriction in an effort to appease a new law banning certain drag performances – which has actually yet to take effect. https://www.wjhl.com/news/local/etsu-changes-venue-for-student-sponsored-drag-show/