PEN America Welcomes ‘Safekeeping Status” for Texas Prisoner-Journalist Whose Reporting Put His Safety at Risk
Moira Marquis, senior manager of PEN America’s Freewrite Project, expressed gratitude for supporters across the country who wrote to the Texas prison authorities on behalf of Walker. She said:… More
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It's happened: a FL professor of 20 years has been fired because of a parent's complaint, for teaching about racial justice. This is before any new DeSantis-backed higher ed proposals have become law. Is #highereducation paying attention? #AcademicTwitter https://www.wfla.com/news/politics/toxic-political-ideology-florida-professor-blames-desantis-fired-for-teaching-racial-justice-unit/
Twitter troll trial tests limits of online speech:
Douglass Mackey tried to trick Black people into voting by text in 2016 election, prosecutors said. He is accused of participating in DM groups on Twitter called "Fed Free Hatechat" & "Infowars Madman." https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/20/nyregion/douglass-mackey-twitter-misinformation-trial.html
PEN America @DigitalRightsPK & @meedan invite you join @apniISPdot @lolkat @elodievialle for a @mozillafestival session TODAY March 20 at 1.30 pm ET: “Building escalation channels for online abuse... systems to protect human rights defenders & journalists” https://schedule.mozillafestival.org/session/RSXZTQ-1