Marion B. Brechner Center First Amendment Project

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and associate professor, Media Production, Management, and Technology, will be a member of a Women in HPC (High Performance Computing) and AI virtual panel on Oct. 5 at noon.  …

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Posted: September 15, 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 “YouTube Yanked Public Meeting Videos Over COVID Misinformation. Now It’s Backtracking” published in The Washington Post on Aug. 7.…

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Posted: August 9, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology associate professor and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was an editor and author of an editorial for “Theories and Applications of Emerging Technologies in Civic Engagement,” a special issue of…

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Posted: July 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 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 “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

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, will give a presentation sponsored by the UF Office of Research Division of Sponsored Programs on Aug. 12. She will speak on…

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Posted: June 21, 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 at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is the featured guest in “DeSantis vs. Big Tech,” an episode of the Legal Talk Network podcast on Feb. 26. The podcast featured Florida’s plans to prevent alleged censorship,…

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Posted: March 4, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “In Tennessee, GOP Senators Seek to Ban Protests During Anthem, Raising Legal Concerns” published in The Washington Post on Feb. 24. The article focuses on the…

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Posted: March 2, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, will participate in a livestream conversation on “Improving Social Media: Misinformation & Free Expression” on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. on alltechhuman.org. McNealy will join Claire…

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Posted: January 27, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, is a contributor to UCLA’s Promise Institute of Human Rights and the Center for Critical Internet Inquiry publication Human Rights, Racial Equality & New Information Technologies:…

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Posted: July 8, 2020