First Amendment Podcast Archives

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Ep 50: How to Promote Counter Narratives to Hate Speech with Jessica Gonzalez

Ep 50: How to Promote Counter Narratives to Hate Speech with Jessica Gonzalez

My guest today is Jessica Gonzalez (@JGonzalezNHMC), Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the National Hispanic Media Coalition. Jessica oversees all NHMC operations from headquarters in Pasadena, California. Jessica has testified before the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and has been interviewed on television and radio. Additionally, she played an …

Ep 42: Media and Race with Joe Torres

Ep 42: Challenging the Media’s Racial Narrative with Joe Torres

My guest today is Joseph Torres (@JosephATorres), Senior External Affairs Director at Free Press. Joseph advocates in Washington to ensure that our nation’s media policies serve the public interest and builds coalitions to broaden the movement’s base. Joseph writes frequently on media and Internet issues and is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media. He is the 2015 recipient of the Everett C. Parker Award, which …