Protest and The Free Press in America Under Trump: Panel & Fundraiser

Co-sponsored by The New York Society for Ethical CultureThe Nation and The Baffler

Since Trump has taken the stage, the United States has been engulfed in protest and dissent, as well as a crackdown from the Trump administration and local government forces. From #NoDAPL at Standing Rock to the #J20 inauguration protests in Washington, journalists face threats for doing their jobs, and protesters face legal sanction for criticizing authority. This panel tackles the future of dissent in America.

Moderator:

Sarah Leonard, Senior Editor, The Nation. Contributing editor at Dissent and The New Inquiry
Twitter: @sarahrlnrd

Panelists:

Jenni Monet, freelance journalist (jennimonet.com) arrested covering NoDAPL
Twitter: @jennimonet

Murtaza Hussain, journalist at The Intercept
Twitter: @MazMHussain

Jack Smith, IV, Senior Writer, Mic, arrested covering NoDAPL
Twitter: @JackSmithIV

More panelists TBA.











When: Wed., Sep. 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W. 64th St.
212-874-5210
Price: Free -- $10 suggested donation
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Co-sponsored by The New York Society for Ethical CultureThe Nation and The Baffler

Since Trump has taken the stage, the United States has been engulfed in protest and dissent, as well as a crackdown from the Trump administration and local government forces. From #NoDAPL at Standing Rock to the #J20 inauguration protests in Washington, journalists face threats for doing their jobs, and protesters face legal sanction for criticizing authority. This panel tackles the future of dissent in America.

Moderator:

Sarah Leonard, Senior Editor, The Nation. Contributing editor at Dissent and The New Inquiry
Twitter: @sarahrlnrd

Panelists:

Jenni Monet, freelance journalist (jennimonet.com) arrested covering NoDAPL
Twitter: @jennimonet

Murtaza Hussain, journalist at The Intercept
Twitter: @MazMHussain

Jack Smith, IV, Senior Writer, Mic, arrested covering NoDAPL
Twitter: @JackSmithIV

More panelists TBA.