First Amendment Center

First Amendment Center’s Newstrition Application Makes it to Mobile

Newstrition

Newstrition,empowers readers with details about the online news outlets they regularly consume.
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First Amendment Center Files First Amicus Brief in Case on Media Access to Public Records

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The amicus brief was written in support of several Washington news media organizations and emphasizes the value to the public of the types of records they have requested.
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American University’s Washington College of Law Wins 2019 Moot Court Competition

Abigail Kittridge and Stephen Moss of American University’s Washington College of Law were the winning team in the March 22-23 competition.
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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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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

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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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Freedom Forum Institute’s Special Coverage of the 2018 Midterms

RSF, Reporters Without Borders, Vote

In partnership with Our.News, the First Amendment Center releases new resources that empower online news consumers.
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We Hate “False News” Even More Than We Hate “Hate” On Social Media

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The 2018 State of the First Amendment survey found that the more we know about our First Amendment freedoms, the less likely we are to agree with placing limits on those freedoms.
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First Amendment Earns a C+ on Winter 2018 Report Card

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An antagonistic presidential administration caused the press freedom “grade” to suffer, while freedoms of speech and assembly saw slight improvement.
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