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Special: Election Day with PEN America featuring Nora Benavidez, Natalie Diaz, and Alice Randall

The PEN Pod

On this special edition for Election Day 2020, we have a conversation with PEN America expert Nora Benavidez on what to expect in the coming hours and days, how to prepare for disinformation, and how voting is an act of free expression. Then poet Natalie Diaz shares an essay on voting and togetherness as part of our We Will Emerge Project. And Alice Randall talks about her latest book Black Bottom Saints.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/penamerica/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/penamerica/support

35mins

3 Nov 2020

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Episode 51: Poetry and Protest with Nora Benavidez and Ann Kjellberg

The PEN Pod

On this edition of The PEN Pod, we explore how protest is increasingly being criminalized on the state level with our own Nora Benavidez. Then, this week would've been poet Joseph Brodsky's 80th birthday. We talk about a new collection of his work and why it still resonates with Ann Kjellberg.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/penamerica/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/penamerica/support

23mins

28 May 2020

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Episode 9 - Free Speech in the Era of Fake News with Nora Benavidez and Viktorya Vilk

The Utopian

The ongoing pandemic has revealed the extent to which access to reliable news could be the difference between life and death for some. Unfortunately, those trained to release this information — the reporters who staff the country's thousands of local news outlets — are on the brink of both financial and existential ruin. Nora Benavidez and Viktorya Vilk, advocates at PEN America, explain the threats facing America's newsrooms and how their further erosion harms us all.Read the report on the state of local news: https://pen.org/local-news/

40mins

23 May 2020

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

The Way with Anoa

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. Check out the Pen America Report on Local Watchdog Journalism  Faces a Crisis MomentFollow Nora on Twitter - @attorneynoraFollow Pen America - @PENamerica

59mins

3 May 2020

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The Freedom to Write: The Advocacy of PEN America with Attorney Nora Benavidez

Law Talk With BJ

In this episode of Law Talk with BJ, BJ Bernstein talks with attorney Nora Benavidez about the advocacy of PEN America.The post The Freedom to Write: The Advocacy of PEN America with Attorney Nora Benavidez first appeared on .

34mins

29 Apr 2019