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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, writer J.K. Rowling poses for the media at the world premiere of the film

Writers warn in open letter against threat to free speech

Jul. 8, 2020 7:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of artists, writers and academics have signed an open letter decrying the weakening of public debate and warning that the free exchange of information and ideas is in jeopardy amid a rise in what they call “illiberalism.” J.K. Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood...