The PEN Ten with Matthew Zapruder
It’s better to bring such things we might be inclined to censor out into the light and let their ugliness be revealed and argued against. The alternative seems fraught… More
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Yes. ND gov: "The teaching profession is challenging enough without the heavy hand of state government forcing teachers to take on the role of pronoun police." https://thehill.com/homenews/3926656-north-dakota-governor-vetoes-bill-restricting-transgender-students-pronouns/
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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