The Conversation

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is the author of “Rap Music and Threats of Violence: A Case for the Supreme Court to Decide” published in The Conversation on Jan. 29. In the article, Calvert…

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Posted: January 29, 2019

Amanda Sams Bradshaw, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising doctoral student and health communications researcher, is the author of “Overcoming Vaccination Myths: Could Addressing the Facts During Prenatal Visits Help?” published in The Conversation on Aug. 15. In the article, Bradshaw reports on studies, including her own,…

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Posted: August 16, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, is the author of “Federal Judge Rules Trump’s Twitter Account is a Public Forum” published in The Conversation on May 24. In the article, Calvert focuses on the ruling by a…

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Posted: May 24, 2018

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “What is Doxxing, and Why is it So Scary?” published in The Conversation on May 16. In the article, McNealy focuses on the amount of personal information that is easy to find…

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Posted: May 17, 2018

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was the co-author of “Don’t Expect Professors to Get Fired When They Say Something You Don’t Like” published in The Conversation on May 7. In the article, LoMonte and co-author David Jadon, a…

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Posted: May 8, 2018

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, is the author of “The Law That Made Facebook What It Is Today,” published in The Conversation on April 11. In the article, LoMonte discusses the impact of the Communications Decency…

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Posted: April 20, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, authored “What the National School Walkout Says About Schools and Free Speech” published in The Conversation on March 14.

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Posted: March 14, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert’s article, “Neil Gorsuch and the First Amendment: Questions the Senate Judiciary Committee Should Ask” was published in The Conversation on March 9. Calvert poses three key First Amendment questions for the Supreme Court nominee…

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Posted: March 10, 2017

Annie Neimand, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications communication manager and frank research director and digital strategist, and Lauren Griffin, frank director of external research, collaborated on “Why Each Side of the Partisan Divide Thinks the Other is Living in an Alternate Reality.” The article, focusing on information avoidance…

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Posted: January 26, 2017

The Conversation on April 14, 2016 published, “The murky ethics of Gay Talese’s ‘The Voyeur’s Motel’,” an article co-authored by Journalsm Professor Kim Walsh-Childers.

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Posted: April 18, 2016

The Conversation on March 24, 2016 published, “Why do people risk their lives – or the lives of others – for the perfect selfie?,” an article by Advertising Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs and Enrollment Management Michael Weigold.

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Posted: March 24, 2016

The Conversation on March 18, 2016 published, “Does the First Amendment protect people who film the police?,” an article by Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert about his study of U.S. courts and their perspectives on whether or not citizens have a First Amendment right to film police…

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Posted: March 23, 2016