Marion B. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, offers a “pro” position on the First Amendment and conspiracy theories in “Conspiracy Theories” published in CQ Researcher. LoMonte states that the numbing bombardment of hateful speech polluting our public discourse understandably tempts…

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Posted: October 12, 2018

The presidential election of 2016 brought with it multiple accusations of so-called fake news, along with actual examples of fictional stories, such as one that spawned a real-life shooting at a Washington, D.C. pizzeria. With a flood of information from countless sources, it’s increasingly challenging to combat fake news and…

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Posted: April 27, 2018

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was quoted in “Nikolas Cruz’s Threats to Shoot Up School Were Enough Warning to Act, Legal Experts Say” published in the Green Bay Press Gazette on Feb. 21.

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Posted: February 22, 2018

  Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information was quoted in “A Nationwide Movement Protecting the Student Press from Censorship Gaines Momentum” published in the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on Sept. 8. The article focuses…

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Posted: September 13, 2017