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Tow Tea: "A Dark Place" Screening and Panel 

 Join us on Tuesday, March 3rd from 6pm - 8pm for a co-sponsored event addressing the increasing harassment of women journalists. Featuring a screening of the film "A Dark Place", which was produced by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, in cooperation with the International Press Institute (IPI), the film illustrates the first-hand experiences of women journalists who have been targeted by online harassment and violence.

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Report Launch: Conservative Newswork

On April 7 the Tow Center will host the launch event for our newest Tow Center Report: Conservative Newswork. Join Tow Center Fellows and authors Anthony Nadler, A.J. Bauer, and Magda Konieczna for a deep dive into the findings of their report followed by a discussion  featuring journalists working at online conservative news outlets in conversation with historian Nicole Hemmer, author of Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics (U Penn Press, 2016).

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Events We're Attending

Surveillance of Dissent: Dangers & Solutions

The private surveillance industry has thrived with low levels of transparency and weak controls on sale of technology. In such context, how can human rights violations stemming from the use of surveillance technologies be prevented and accountability ensured? Is the only solution a complete moratorium on the sale of surveillance of technology? Or can rigorous and safeguards against misuse be developed and effectively implemented? Sponsored by the School of International and Public Affairs

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Tow Center in the News

Tow Center Director Emily Bell sat down with CNN's Brain Stelter...

to discuss the McClatchy bankruptcy, pink slime news, the 'crisis' of local journalism, and how 'civic media' can help. 

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