Principles of Journalism on Trial/2020 Banned Books Week

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Mickey’s guest for the first half of the program is Kevin Gosztola, managing editor of  www.shadowproof.com who is covering the UK extradition trial of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The Trump Administration wants to prosecute Assange under the Espionage Act; what does his case mean for whistleblowers and for journalism?

In the second half of the show, with Banned Books Week 2020 beginning on Sept 27 (www.bannedbooksweek.org), Mickey and his guests explore the latest developments in the fight against censorship and the ongoing struggle for the right to read. Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom at the American Library Association (www.ala.org) and Jackie Farmer, outreach officer at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (www.thefire.org) join the conversation.


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