Misinformation, Hoaxes and Hyperpartisan News

We’re increasingly swapping the sort of stories that aren’t really meant to be read. This kind of content signals to others about where you stand.
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Midterm Misinformation Trends and the Most Shared News Stories on Social Media

Social media

The U.S. midterm elections were a test of whether we’ve learned anything about how to deal with the spread of misinformation.
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Free speech on college campuses is about education, not legislation

Students, Classroom, University, College, Education

Ken Paulson, president of the Freedom Forum Institute’s First Amendment Center, testified at a Congressional hearing on First Amendment rights on college campuses.
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Can social media be “fixed”?

Social media

Executives from Twitter, Facebook and Google testified before Congress. Again.
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Podcast: Free Spirits, or Discussing the State of the First Amendment Over Drinks

First Amendment

What do Americans know about the First Amendment, and how do they feel about issues like social media policies, campus speech and the relationship between the press and the President? 
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Podcast: Protecting Dissent

While most people are distracted by watching the White House, states are trying to pass laws that will chill the freedom to protest.
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Podcast: Context, Please

Newspaper

How can the news media help people understand complex issues? By providing a little context.
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When do rants exceed First Amendment boundaries and become true threats?

First Amendment scholar David Hudson’s article in the ABA Journal discusses the limits of First Amendment protection for speech.
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Does it really matter that Americans don’t know exactly what the First Amendment says?

First Amendment

Americans are generally aware that the First Amendment gives them the right to express themselves but are pretty fuzzy on its actual details.
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