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From FAIR, Progressive Media Watchdog Group:
Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying (PRESS)
Important! Save our press freedoms and protect reporters from spying and threatened intimidation! This legislation could do it!
Freedom of the Press Foundation
is asking everyone to “Tell Sen. Durbin to advance the PRESS Act, the
historic press freedom legislation”. This bill, H.R.4330
the House on a voice vote, which means that if the bill actually comes
up for a vote in the Senate it may be viewed as an uncontroversial and
non-partisan issue. They suggested Durbin, because he’s the Chair of
the Senate Judiciary Committee.
They asked supporters to contact Durbin’s office and ask him to support
the PRESS Act by calling 202-224-2152 or using his webmail form
What Happens When a Journalist Criticizes an Authoritarian Government?
From the International Business Times:
Fleeing for your life?
How Should a Journalist Cover a Tyrant?
From the Washington Post 10/12/22
“For one thing, I’m convinced that journalists — specifically those who cover politics — must keep a sharp focus on truth-seeking, not old-style performative neutrality.” – Margaret Sullivan in the article.