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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.
Members of the News/Media Alliance staff have contributed to this post.