Clay Calvert

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, comments in “Colleges are Revoking Admissions Offers Due to Racist Posts” posted on today.com on July 31. The article focuses on college admissions being rescinded over racist social media…

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Posted: August 3, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Racial Social Media Posts from Students are Forcing Colleges to Respond” published in Teen Vogue on July 6. The article focuses on schools and universities who…

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Posted: July 7, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “College Rescinding Admissions Offers as Racial Social Media Posts Emerge” published in The New York Times on July 2. The article focuses on schools and universities…

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Posted: July 4, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in media critic Erik Wemple’s column “The Recklessness of Tucker Carlson” published in The Washington Post on June 26. In the column, Calvert comments on the fact-versus-opinion…

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Posted: June 26, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Can’t Act on Posts, Says Chief at UAFS” published in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on June 23. The story focuses on the ability of public universities to…

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Posted: June 24, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Students, Others Forwarding Racists Online Posts for Public Shaming, Real-World Consequences” published in The Palm Beach Post on June 17. The article focuses on public shaming…

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Posted: June 18, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “A North Carolina Professor Who Sparked Outrage with His Tweets Still Has His Job. Why? It’s Called the First Amendment” published in USA Today on June…

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Posted: June 12, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, comments in “UF Reverses Admission Decision After Racist Post Resurfaces” broadcast on WCJB-TV20, that ABC television affiliate in Gainesville, Florida on June 9. The story focuses on a prospective…

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Posted: June 10, 2020

Herbert Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism lecturer, and Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, were quoted in “UF Probes Social Media Posts Seen as Racist” published in The Gainesville Sun on June 5. The story focuses on allegations that prospective…

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Posted: June 5, 2020

Clay Calvert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project director, and Jasmine McNealy, Brechner associate director and CJC Telecommunication associate professor, were quoted in “Trump Wants to Regulate Social Media. Attack on Freedom of Expression or Political Distraction?” posted on Noticias Telemundo on…

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Posted: June 3, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Twitter Applies Trump Fact-Check Standard to Twitter Official Who Blamed Pandemic on U.S. Military” published in Newsweek on May 28. The article features Twitter’s addition of…

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Posted: May 29, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Seattle Judge Throws Out COVID-19 ‘Hoax’ Suit Against Fox News” published in the Times of San Diego on May 27. The article features WASHLITE, a nonprofit…

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Posted: May 28, 2020