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May 3, 2018
I WILL CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE FOR JOURNALISTS WHEREVER I GO

Gabrielle Bryant, broadcast journalist based in Denver, shares her take on the importance and the meaning of press freedom today in the U.S.

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May 3, 2018
JOURNALISM SHINES A LIGHT ON INJUSTICE

Franki FBK, writer, newspaper columnist, entrepreneur and freelancer, shares her views on the value of press freedom in the U.S. with Eline Marx, from PEN America.

JOURNALISM ALLOWS ME & PEOPLE LIKE MYSELF TO SPEAK BOLDLY

Reverend Debra J. Hopkins, LGBTQI rights activist and interfaith organizer in North Carolina, shares her views on the importance of press freedom in the U.S. with Eline Marx, from PEN America.

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May 2, 2018
PRESS FREEDOM IS BEING RESPONSIBLE ON HOW I REPORT THE NEWS

Ashley M. Jones, writer, poet and founder of the Magic City Poetry Festival in Birmingham, discusses the meaning and the importance of press freedom in the U.S. with Eline Marx, from PEN America.

2018 Art Action Day – Elif Refig “Art is essential to democracy to fight its tendencies towards fascism.”

In preparation for the 2018 Art Action Day, the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) of PEN America interviewed Elif Refig, a Turkish filmmaker from Istanbul who now resides in New York. We spoke with Elif about the role of art...

Art Action Day 2018 – Heny Maatar “Art works as an escape and as a reality changer.”

In preparation for the 2018 Art Action Day, the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) of PEN America interviewed Heny Maatar, a Tunisian electronic music producer, sound designer and cultural activist. In this interview we discussed the relationship between art and...