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FāVS Forward Podcast: Digital Monastics


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In this second episode of the new FāVS Podcast podcast FāVS Forward, we talk to Ven. Thubten Chonyi from Sravasti Abbey about how the monastics at the Buddhist abbey are creating community online.

This podcast is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, just search for FāVS Forward.

Tracy Simmons
Tracy Simmons
Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of FāVS.News, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.

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