News & Commentary

Violent-themed Student Speech

In the wake of Columbine, school officials have taken to treating all violent-themed student speech as true threats.
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Roscoe Jones – First Amendment Hero

This African-American Jehovah Witness preacher had the temerity to travel all across the Southeast promoting his religious faith even in all-white areas.
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News — Can We Own It? Should We Be Able To?

Newspapers, IFA

Information about the world around us is a right, a public good — and also a product.
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Freedom Forum Institute and Newseum Feature Speakers at March 2019 South by Southwest Interactive Festival

Austin

These leaders will participate in discussions with experts in the media, religious liberty and journalism fields.
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2018 Orientation: Jay Shah

CQS,

Jay Shah and Zahria Rogers (Summer 2018) report on a skills-building music program for young people for their multimedia project during CQS orientation.

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2018 Orientation: Zahria Rogers

CQS

Zahria Rogers and Jay Shah (Summer 2018) report on a skills-building music program for young people for their multimedia project during CQS orientation.
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Celebrating Black History Month with NewseumED

Make Some Noise, civil rights, black history month

NewseumED’s Making a Change: The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement EDCollection explores how advocates for — and against — change in the civil rights era leveraged the five freedoms of the First Amendment. 
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Student Journalism: More Needed Than Ever

Free Press, Journalist, Journalism

We take note of the great work being done by journalists who happen to be students as we recognize the 50th anniversary of a major student-First Amendment decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The First Amendment Center Unveils The Quad, A Campus Free Speech Directory

The Quad, FAC

The First Amendment Center has launched The Quad, a campus free speech directory that identifies those whose primary missions support championing free speech across universities nationwide.
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