Battling misinformation in Russia, The role of public defenders

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First, we speak with the president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty about countering misinformation on Russian state media. Then, we hear from two state public defenders about the caseload and the right to counsel.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jamie Fly Guest
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