I mentioned Micah Ballard’s new book, Waifs and Strays (City Lights Spotlight, 2011) last roundup. If you have not picked up a copy yet, there’s an interview over at… More
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Following reports of a #TrumpIndictment, here are some tips for journalists and community leaders who seek to serve as trusted voices—and to stop the spread of accidental misinformation and deliberate disinformation. https://pen.org/trump-disinformation-tip-sheet/
In Congressional testimony March 29, PEN America CEO @SuzanneNossel warned against tactics “we see in oppressive countries around the world where there is no buffer zone between the hand of the state and what happens on a university campus.” https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2023/03/30/house-republicans-seek-ways-protect-campus-free-speech
PEN America: Suspension of Wayne State University Professor for Social Media Post a “Blatant Overreaction” https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-suspension-of-wayne-state-university-professor-for-social-media-post-a-blatant-overreaction/