The Polish Studies Program of the Loyola University in Chicago presents a national conversation with Solidarity heroes Freedom of the Press in Poland.
Recently, the Polish government proposed a controversial bill named “Lex TVN.” The bill aims to stop the country’s highest-rated independent news channel, TVN24, which, unlike state-owned channels, broadcasts independent news and critical commentary about the government. The Polish American students, organizations or students interested in the issue to join a Zoom webinar to learn more about the impact to Poland’s democracy.
Speaking at this event will be:
- Andrzej Jarmakowski – a high ranking “Solidarity” member from Gdansk, who was jailed in an internment camp during the 1980’s
- Piotr Jan Włodarczyk – member of the student opposition organization and activist of the Małopolska “Solidarity”
- Sergiusz “Sergio” Zgrzebski – a 20 year veteran Polish American journalist from Chicago
Register for the event via Zoom here.
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September 8, 2021 - 12:00 pm