• Iffy.news: An index of unreliable sources

    Iffy.news: An index of unreliable sources
    July 22, 2020

    When the conversation turns to estimating how many online sites there are that deliver news articles with made-up facts and purposefully misleading information, also known as dis- and mis-information, most folks shrug and say: “Too many.”
  • Journalists discuss social media’s struggle to navigate the line between free speech and hate speech

    Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment
    Journalists discuss social media’s struggle to navigate the line between free speech and hate speech
    May 23, 2019

    From the photos we share to keep friends and family in the loop, to violent content in the wake of terror attacks, the ubiquitous platforms that increasingly define our lives are struggling to spur connections rather than deepen divisions.
  • Journalists, legal experts wrangle with the First Amendment and social media

    Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment
    Journalists, legal experts wrangle with the First Amendment and social media
    April 29, 2019

    First Amendment advocates and social media observers acknowledged at the Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium that the journalism and legal sectors are walking a tight rope.
  • D.C. symposium to discuss social media and the First Amendment

    Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment
    D.C. symposium to discuss social media and the First Amendment
    April 17, 2019

    Is the First Amendment still relevant in the age of social media? How can we be sure that what we’re reading and watching is true? What can social media platforms do to curtail the spread of misinformation and lies?
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