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Social Media Freedom on Campus in an Age of Marketing
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz
Isaacson Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Social media campus policies frequently turn concerns of academic administrators into free speech restrictions. Even at public universities -- from the University of Kansas (KU) to Northern Illinois University (NIU) -- such policies create boundaries and a chill on the marketplace of expression.
Are Political Lies Constitutional?
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
Popular political speech needs no protection from the First Amendment -- it never has. It is unpopular political speech -- even downright lies -- which need defending by the courts. As ignoble and as impure as that may sound.
Courts Affirm Bloggers' First Amendment Protections
Senior Scholar, Dean Institute for Corporate Governance and In...
Bloggers possess significant First Amendment protections against "prior restraint" through injunctions. A Florida Court of Appeals reversed an injunction against "... defamatory blogs in the future" in a lawsuit involving a blogging former tenant and a commercial landlord.
What Happened at the
Could Happen in the U.S., Too
Associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University a...
In fact, there is nothing to stop the U.S. government from censoring the media with regard to revelations such as those contained in the Snowden files -- nothing, that is, except longstanding tradition.
U.S. Politicizes Internet
Journalist and cyberflaneur
Just as in France, people in the US are learning that the freedom of the Net depends on groups they knew little of or didn't even know existed.
Hollywood Strikes Back: Join 100,000 Others in Fight Against Internet Blacklist
Remember that Internet blacklist bill we told you about a few days ago? More than 100,000 people have already signed our petition against it and Hollywood is feeling the heat.
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