Making Contact: Christopher Mattias, Kirstin McCudden, Nora Benavidez, Dave Maas
Jul 29, 2020: 7pm - 7:30 pm
Journalists have been violently targeted by police and arrested alongside demonstrators at Black Lives Matter protests across the country. In this episode well look at the struggle for press freedoms during a time of repression and surveillance. Featuring: Christopher Mattias - journalist covering the far right for Huffington Post, Kirstin McCudden - managing editor of the US Press Freedom Track, Nora Benavidez - director of the US Free Expression Programs at PEN America, Dave Maas - senior investigative researcher at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.