Free Expression Daily Digest: Wednesday, September 28
Jordanian writer assassinated, protests after Taiwan media barred from summit, Somalia journalist shot in capital, and more. More
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When writers, journalists & others feel unsafe on social media, they are often silenced or driven offline altogether. Adding an SOS button & emergency hotline would be a major step toward safer online spaces. #FightOnlineAbuseNOW https://bit.ly/3zJxCaU
This #MediaLitWk, we celebrate the power of #medialiteracy skills to keep communities well informed & connected. Thanks to NAMLE (@MediaLiteracyEd) for hosting this party every year! For now, here are 5 quick tips for defending against disinformation: https://bit.ly/3CkyeFC.
Today is the 7th birthday behind bars for #IlhamTohti, Uyghur economist & 2014 #FreedomToWrite honoree, sentenced to life in prison for his writing fostering dialogue between Han Chinese & Uyghurs. He is held incommunicado, with no contact to his family. http://bit.ly/3B7c4Fk