Pass the Journalist Protection Act

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John Yohe
3 weeks ago
This protection for Journalists is crucial to our democracy. Pass the Journalist Protection Act for America's right to free speech.

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Lily Lau-Enright
3 weeks ago
I proudly stand with peaceful protesters and journalists to fight repression, violence and authoritarianism in America and in the world.

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Mary Fitzpatrick
3 weeks ago
Journalists are my heroes -- they bring me the truth.

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Michael Qing
3 weeks ago
In short, the Chinese government works tirelessly to ensure that the only stories told within China are ones that it specifically approves. Beijing’s influence over Hollywood is part of this work, creating a climate of self-censorship that renders filmmakers unwilling or unable to criticize the decisions of a government that regulates the lives of over 1.4 billion people and that increasingly dominates the global conversation. There are stories about China that deserve to be told, but the space to tell such stories is rapidly diminishing in Hollywood. The implications of such self-censorship are tremendous.

Today, Chinese censors are playing a role in determining the content or message of movies that are released worldwide: this represents the risk that only movies that please one of the world’s most censorious regimes find their way to movie screens across the globe.

Read more right here: https://pen.org/report/made-in-hollywood-censored-by-beijing/?mc_cid=f0e0ea220e&mc_eid=cfb60348f8

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Tim Z
Aug 2, 2020
Free speech and press freedom are essential to maintaining democracy and preventing autocracy and abuse of power. Protect journalists and reporters!

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Ethan Chávez
Aug 1, 2020
The goal should be way higher

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Matthieu Choueiri
Jul 31, 2020
Freedom of the press is the key to a healthy democracy

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Edward Hampton
Jul 31, 2020
Unfortunately and unbelievably, we have a commander in chief who routinely has incited violence against journalists and tries to promote propaganda and conspiracy theories..

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Julian Lane
Jul 30, 2020
Protect our press!

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Charlotte Hampton
Jul 30, 2020
We need to protect the free press!