Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project

A book by 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 referenced in “My Relationship Was Derailed by a Stranger’s Viral Tik Tok” published on refinery29.com on Sept. 7.…

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Posted: September 9, 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 “Experts Say Trump Lawsuits Against Big Tech are ‘Dead on Arrival’” published in couthousenews.com on Aug. 27. The article…

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Posted: September 1, 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 “Bankruptcy for OAN? Dominion Libel Suit Imperils San Diego Cable Outlet” published in the Times of San Diego on…

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Posted: August 17, 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 “Why Was Casey Anthony Trial Such a Phenomenon? Experts Cite Power of Cable News, Rise of Social Media” published…

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Posted: July 6, 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 “DeSantis Says New Law Promotes Speech at Florida Colleges. Critics Fear a ‘Chilling Effect’” published in the Orlando Sentinel…

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Posted: July 2, 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 “A Florida Free Speech Professor Discusses Ron DeSantis’ Assault on the First Amendment” published in Rolling Stone on June…

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Posted: June 30, 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 part of a 12-member team and a researcher for a new online site Dark Patterns Tip Line. The free online site, led by a team…

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Posted: May 20, 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 “Fox News Says It Didn’t’ Know DeSantis Would Bar Other Press from Bill Signing” published in the Miami Herald…

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Posted: May 7, 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, has been named the 2020-2021 UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year. He was recognized for his excellence in teaching and distinction in scholarly…

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Posted: April 29, 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 “Florida Bill Would Allow Students to Record Professor Lectures to Use as Political Bias Evidence” on fox35orlando.com on April 25. The story focuses on a proposed…

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Posted: April 27, 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 “Orlando Social Media Stars: Florida Sheriffs Find Viral Fame, But Methods Not Without Critics” published in the Orlando Sentinel on April 19. The article focuses on…

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Posted: April 20, 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 “How Not to Protect Free Speech” published in Popular Information on April 8. The article focuses on Florida House Bill 233. It would require surveys of…

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Posted: April 8, 2021