Clay Calvert

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert’s article, “Fake News, Censorship & the Third-Person Effect: You Can’t Fool Me, Only Others!” was published in The Huffington Post on Feb. 16. Calvert claims there is a major paradox when it comes…

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Posted: February 17, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert’s  article “Fake News, Free Speech, & the Third-Person Effect: I’m No Fool, But Others Are” was published in the Feb. 8 edition of The Wake Forest Law Review. The piece is the first…

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Posted: February 9, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert is featured in “Significant Media Law Developments of 2016,” the lead article in the Media Law Resource Center’s Dec. 2016 bulletin. Calvert, along with Tulane University Law Professor Amy Gajda and University of…

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Posted: February 1, 2017

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications scholars were published in different issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly in 2016. In March 2016, Clay Calvert, UF CJC director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, penned a book review on “Community Newspapers and the Japanese-American Incarceration…

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Posted: January 18, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in “Pittsburgh becomes the latest city to approve a ban on conversion therapy” published in The Christian Science Monitor on Dec. 14. The Pittsburgh City Council unanimously approved a ban on…

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Posted: December 15, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in Why Did the Atlantic Blur the Faces of Attendees at the Alt-Right Conference? published in Erik Wemple’s Washington Post blog on Nov. 22. According to Calvert, the video constitutes editorial…

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Posted: December 5, 2016

 University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article, Gawker and Hulk Hogan Reach Settlement in Sex Tape Case, published on Nov. 2. Calvert commented on the outcome of the four-year legal battle between…

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Posted: November 8, 2016

University of Florida Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was featured in the article, “Panel Issues Guidance on Best Lawyer Advertising”  in the print and online editions of the August 2016 issue of ABA Journal. Calvert commented on how the content of ads for lawyers can help…

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Posted: August 5, 2016

University of Florida Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in the article, “Is videotaping police against the law in Florida? Experts say no, but it’s still a risk,” in the Tampa Bay Times July 8, 2016 edition. Calvert commented on the First Amendment right to…

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Posted: July 8, 2016

University of Florida Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in the article “Legal Experts Give Edge to Airbnb in Its Suite Against San Francisco” published on skift.com on June 29, 2016. The article focuses on the requirement that Airbnb hosts must now register with the…

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Posted: July 7, 2016

The Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman urging the Court to hear a First Amendment challenge to the constitutionality of New York’s no-surcharge statute. That statute prohibits merchants from imposing surcharges for credit card payments but allows…

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Posted: June 10, 2016

Clay Calvert, UF College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication and Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was quoted in “Pay for People to Sue Their Enemies.” The article was published on May 25, 2016 in fortune.com. Calvert commented on billionaire Peter Thiel’s…

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Posted: May 26, 2016