The Way with Anoa

Pen America's Nora Benavidez on World Press Freedom Day and 'Targeted Dissent'

Episode Summary

Special edition of The Way with Anoa for World Press Freedom Day. Anoa talks with Nora Benavidez of Pen America about pressing issues in media and journalism including targeted dissent and disinformation.

Episode Notes

On this special edition of The Way with Anoa for World Press Freedom Day. Anoa talks with Nora Benavidez of Pen America about pressing issues in media and journalism including targeted dissent and disinformation.  Nora also highlights a need for increased responsibility in sharing information across social platforms. She also suggests consumers of digital media content to think of themselves as publishers of the content instead of passive social sharers, creating a heightened sense of responsibility. Anoa and Nora also engage in a discussion about the state of journalism and what is needed to have a truly representative media. 

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