On this week's program, we hear a panel discussion held on Constitution Day (Sept. 17) at Diablo Valley College, where Host Mickey Huff teaches. The three panelists addressed the state of the media, the threats posed by book-banning campaigns and cancel culture, as well as the societal changes underlying these trends.
Betsy Gomez is coordinator for the Banned Books Week Coalition (www.bannedbooksweek.org).
Nico Perrino is Executive Vice-President at the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (www.thefire.org), formerly known as the Foundation for Individual Rights In Education.
Nolan Higdon is a university lecturer in media studies and history. He's also the author of "The Anatomy of Fake News," and other books on media and society.