Abortion misinformation in the United States of America | The Listening Post

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The Supreme Court of the United States has revoked the legal right to have an abortion, and certain sectors of the US media have had an important role to play in pushing things in this direction.

Contributors:

Jenna Sherman – Science writer, Meedan

Caitlin Cruz – Senior reporter, Jezebel

Terry Heaton – Author, The Gospel of Self: How Pat Robertson Stole the Soul of the GOP

Samuel Perry – Sociologist, University of Oklahoma

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The resounding silence over Balochistan:

Pakistan’s Balochistan province is underreported and misrepresented in the media. Those who dare to report on the issues of the region pay a heavy price.

Contributors:

Mohammed Hanif – Author, The Baloch Who Is Not Missing and Others Who Are

Mahvish Ahmad – Co-founder, Tanqeed

Kiyya Baloch – Baloch journalist in exile

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