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 “Sarasota Herald-Tribune Deletes Op-Ed by Proud Boy Wife After Backlash – But Doesn’t Address Major Conflict” published on medialite.com…

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Posted: July 12, 2022

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting, and Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, are quoted in “A Florida Power Company Didn’t Like a Journalist’s Commentary. Its Consultants Had…

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Posted: June 27, 2022

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 the author of “Expert Testimony by Public University Faculty: Exposing Doctrinal Deficiencies of Academic Freedom and Proposing a Solution Within the…

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Posted: June 13, 2022

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), will leave his position at the end of 2022 after a 13-year tenure at the College. In 2021, Calvert was named…

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Posted: May 31, 2022

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’ Office Considered a Bill to Target Libel Laws, Records Show” published in the Orlando Sentinel on May 18.…

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Posted: May 18, 2022

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 “How Some Students Are Protesting Law Dubbed ‘Don’t Say Gay’ as Graduation Nears” published in the South Florida Sun…

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Posted: May 16, 2022

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 “Seminole County High School to Cover Yearbook Photos of ’Don’t Say Gay’ Student Protests” published in the Orlando Sentinel…

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Posted: May 10, 2022

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 “Conservative Media Cheering DeSantis Crackdown on Disney are Ignoring What a Catastrophe it Would be for Florida” posted on…

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Posted: April 22, 2022

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“Musk Wants Free Speech on Twitter After Spending Years Silencing Critics” posted on Bloomberg.com on April 21. The article focuses…

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Posted: April 21, 2022

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 selected to receive one of 14 2022 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Achievement Awards. Calvert was named the 2020-2021 UF Teacher/Scholar…

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Posted: March 24, 2022

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 “Here’s What Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay Bill’ Will Do and What It Won’t Do” posted on nbcnews.com on March…

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Posted: March 16, 2022

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 “Does Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Violate the First Amendment?” published in The Hill on March 5. The story…

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Posted: March 7, 2022