Clay Calvert

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in the opinion column “Justice Gorsuch is Concerned About Internet Disinformation. But His Solution is Backwards” published in The Washington…

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Posted: July 8, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Why Was Casey Anthony Trial Such a Phenomenon? Experts Cite Power of Cable News, Rise of Social Media” published…

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Posted: July 6, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “DeSantis Says New Law Promotes Speech at Florida Colleges. Critics Fear a ‘Chilling Effect’” published in the Orlando Sentinel…

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Posted: July 2, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “A Florida Free Speech Professor Discusses Ron DeSantis’ Assault on the First Amendment” published in Rolling Stone on June…

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Posted: June 30, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Universities Required to Monitor ‘Viewpoint Diversity’” published in University World News on June 26. The article focuses on a…

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Posted: June 28, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “In Push Against ‘Indoctrination,’ DeSantis Mandates Surveys of Florida Students’ Beliefs” published in The Washington Post on June 24.…

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Posted: June 24, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), and Frank LoMonte, UFCJC Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director  were published in the Washington University Journal of Law and…

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Posted: June 23, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Lawsuit says Florida’s Social Media Anti-Censorship Law Violates Free-Speech Rights” published in The Washington Times on June 11. The…

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Posted: June 14, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is featured in “Social Media Policing in Florida” on the “First News with Jimmy Cefalo” on iHeartRadio on May 25. Calvert comments…

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Posted: May 28, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Why You Should Care About Florida’s New Social Media ‘Deplatforming’ Law” published on inc.com on May 18. The article…

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Posted: May 18, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Fox News Says It Didn’t’ Know DeSantis Would Bar Other Press from Bill Signing” published in the Miami Herald…

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Posted: May 7, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, has been named the 2020-2021 UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year. He was recognized for his excellence in teaching and distinction in scholarly…

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Posted: April 29, 2021