Recording Now Available! Facebook Live Event: Freedom of the Press and our Path Forward

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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.

Panelists:
  • 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.

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