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When: Wed., July 8, 2020, 7-8 p.m. EDT
Where: Facebook Live – click here to watch the recorded panel discussion
Hosted by Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, a panel will discuss the importance of protecting press freedom, the recent uptick in violence against journalists in the U.S., and our path forward.
- Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon
- Sam Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer
- David Chavern, News Media Alliance
- Michael DeDora, Committee to Protect Journalists
- Nora Benavidez, PEN America
Topics for Discussion:
- Reporting in the United States: How has being a journalist/covering the news changed in the last few years?
- Attacks on the Press: What is happening on the ground? What have your organizations been seeing? Why should the public care about this violence?
- Protecting the Free Press: Why protecting the free press is essential to protecting our democracy? What is our path forward? What protections do we need?
Click here to watch the recorded panel discussion.