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Washington Post news media blogger Erik Wemple quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert in the April 19, 2016 story, “The libel laws targeted by Donald Trump are helping him big-time,” regarding a a defamation suit filed by Republican consultant Cheri Jacobus against Donald Trump and his campaign…

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Posted: April 20, 2016

The Conversation on April 14, 2016 published, “The murky ethics of Gay Talese’s ‘The Voyeur’s Motel’,” an article co-authored by Journalsm Professor Kim Walsh-Childers.

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Posted: April 18, 2016

Washington Post news media blogger Erik Wemple quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert in the April 14, 2016 story, “Whatever you do, Michelle Fields, do NOT sue Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski,” regarding a possible libel suit by journalist Michelle Fields against Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Corey…

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Posted: April 18, 2016

The Conversation on March 24, 2016 published, “Why do people risk their lives – or the lives of others – for the perfect selfie?,” an article by Advertising Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs and Enrollment Management Michael Weigold.

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Posted: March 24, 2016

The Conversation on March 18, 2016 published, “Does the First Amendment protect people who film the police?,” an article by Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert about his study of U.S. courts and their perspectives on whether or not citizens have a First Amendment right to film police…

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Posted: March 23, 2016

Journalism Master Lecturer Mike Foley‘s appearance as an expert witness in the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker trial is featured in this March 9, 2016 story from the Associated Press, “Journalism professor testifies in Hulk Hogan lawsuit.”

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Posted: March 10, 2016

The ABA Journal quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert regarding the judicial split of authority regarding the constitutionality of anti-surcharge statutes, including Florida’s law, as they affect the First Amendment freedom of speech in this story in the March 2016 issue, “Federal appeals courts split over law…

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Posted: March 7, 2016

Wired quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert in the March 3, 2016 story, “Hulk Hogan’s NSFW Gawker Lawsuit Is a Free-Speech Battle Royale,” regarding newsworthiness as the key issue in the lawsuit.

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Posted: March 3, 2016

“Camaraderie is Colorblind”, a panel discussion organized by the CJC’s 2016 Bateman Team, is featured in this February 22, 2016 story in The Gainesville Sun, “Veterans say military helped close racial divides.” Michael Leslie, associated professor of Telecommunication, was moderator of the discussion.

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Posted: February 23, 2016

Washington Post news media blogger Erik Wemple quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert in the Feb. 16, 2016 story, “CNN faces lawsuit over exposé on Florida hospital,” regarding the libel case targeting CNN and Anderson Cooper over allegations against doctor at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Palm…

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Posted: February 22, 2016

The ABA Journal quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert about a court ruling striking down a Florida Bar ban on attorneys promoting themselves as specialists and experts unless they have a certificate from the Florida Bar in this story in the February 2016 issue, “Florida rules prohibiting uncertified…

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Posted: February 5, 2016

The Institute for Public Relations on January 12, 2016 published “Social Media Framing Within the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice,” an article by Public Relations Professor Linda Hon.

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Posted: January 13, 2016