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 the author of “Expert Testimony by Public University Faculty: Exposing Doctrinal Deficiencies of Academic Freedom and Proposing a Solution Within the…

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Posted: June 13, 2022

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, will join the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning as Technology Advisor in the Chief Technology Office. The appointment, which is initially for one year starting June 20, is…

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Posted: June 7, 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 “DeSantis’ Office Considered a Bill to Target Libel Laws, Records Show” published in the Orlando Sentinel on May 18.…

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Posted: May 18, 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 “How Some Students Are Protesting Law Dubbed ‘Don’t Say Gay’ as Graduation Nears” published in the South Florida Sun…

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Posted: May 16, 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 “Seminole County High School to Cover Yearbook Photos of ’Don’t Say Gay’ Student Protests” published in the Orlando Sentinel…

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Posted: May 10, 2022

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, is the author of “Before the Algorithm, What’s in the Imagination?” published in Computing Machinery Interactions, Volume 29, Issue 3. In the…

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Posted: May 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 “Judges to Hear Arguments Over New Florida Law Cracking Down on Social Media Giants” posted on WTSP.com on April…

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Posted: April 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, is quoted in “Conservative Media Cheering DeSantis Crackdown on Disney are Ignoring What a Catastrophe it Would be for Florida” posted on…

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Posted: April 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 “Here’s What Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay Bill’ Will Do and What It Won’t Do” posted on nbcnews.com on March…

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Posted: March 16, 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 “Does Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Violate the First Amendment?” published in The Hill on March 5. The story…

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Posted: March 7, 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 “Sarah Palin’s Battle Against Press Freedom Faces Rocky Road to Supreme Court” published on Huffington Post on March 2.…

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Posted: March 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 “Your Questions About Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill and Other Proposals, Answered” published in the South Florida Sun Sentinel…

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Posted: February 22, 2022