- Joshua Smith
Joshua Smith is PEN America’s Legal and Policy Advocacy Intern. Smith is a student at Harvard Law School, leads Banned Books Week at school, has worked with FIRE, and studied English Literature at Hunter College, City University of New York.
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Nobel laureate Maria Ressa said journalism is at "an existential moment" and commented on the role of big tech in contributing to the spread of false information in an address at this year's DW Global Media Forum in Bonn. https://bit.ly/3OygTyy
Researchers who depend on CrowdTangle - a tool used to find social media’s worst content - are worried about what happens when it goes away as Meta has been reducing its support for the product. https://bloom.bg/3NrsiiC
#China: This week's trial of writer and scholar #XuZhiyong (#许志永) is an egregious violation of his right to freedom of expression. @pen_int, @PENamerica and @chinesepen_org call for his immediate release. Our statement⬇️