Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project

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 “Mayor Lenny Curry Could Be Violating the First Amendment on Twitter” published in Jacksonville Today on Dec. 13. The…

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Posted: December 15, 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 “State Laws Targeting Social Media Platforms Face First Amendment Challenges” published in the December 2022 edition of the ABA…

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Posted: December 2, 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 “Threatened with Jail for Livestreaming Traffic Stop, He Sued” published in The Washington Post on Nov. 29. The article…

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Posted: November 29, 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 “Judge Strikes Down Florida’s ‘Anti-Woke’ Law for Universities” published in University World News on Nov. 25. The article focuses…

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Posted: November 28, 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, will be the featured speaker for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) “Critical Conversations: Community Civic Dialogue Forum.”  The virtual presentation,…

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Posted: October 17, 2022

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, is the author of “A Power Analysis for Platforms: Expression, Equitable Governance, and Participation” published on policylink.org on Oct. 6. The essay…

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Posted: October 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 “Hillsborough Transit Agency Fights a First Amendment Lawsuit in U.S. Court. Why?” published in the Tampa Bay Business Journal…

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Posted: September 27, 2022

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate professor and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, is the author of “Sonic Privacy,” published as part of the series, “A Healthy Digital Public Sphere,” in the Yale Journal of Law & Technology 2022. In…

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Posted: September 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, is the author of the guest column “For Many Professors, Fall is the Season for Writing Letters of Recommendation” published in The…

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Posted: September 14, 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 Erik’s Wemple’s opinion column “Lachlan Murdoch’s Pathetic Attack on an Australian News Outlet” published in The Washington Post on…

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Posted: August 26, 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, will be the 2022 First Amendment Day keynote speaker at the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy in Chapel Hill, North…

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Posted: August 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 “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