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Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in Erik Wemple’s column “Stop Whining, Alan Dershowitz” published in The Washington Post on Sept. 16. Calvert comments on defense attorney and legal scholar Alan Dershowitz’s libel…

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Posted: September 17, 2020

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was quoted in “Local Governments Are Hard to Find as Coronavirus Ends Public Meetings” published in The Wall Street Journal on April 19. The article looks at struggles by many communities to run…

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Posted: April 20, 2020

Christina Morales, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior and The Independent Florida Alligator editor-in-chief, was quoted in “Their College Year Upended, Gen Z Journalists Keep Breaking News on Coronavirus (Some from Home)” published in The Washington Post on March 18. The article focuses on how…

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Posted: March 19, 2020

Kim Walsh-Childers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor, is quoted in “A Man Kissed a Reporter on Air Against Her Will. He’s Facing Harassment Charges” published in The Washington Post on Sept. 26. The article focuses on Eric Goodman interrupting an on-air news report by journalist…

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Posted: October 1, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “President Trump, Proven Leaker” published in The Washington Post on June 21. Erik Wemple, Post columnist and media critic, writes about a Time magazine interview with…

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Posted: June 24, 2019

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was cited in “Ronan Farrow Says He Also Faced ‘Blackmail Efforts from AMI’ for Reporting on the National Enquirer, Trump” published in The Washington Post on Feb. 7. The article features journalist Ronan Farrow’s…

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Posted: February 8, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism Department Chair Ted Spiker and doctoral student Rachel Damiani are the co-authors of “Everywhere in Your Body is Tissue Called Fascia. Scientists are Unlocking Its Secrets,” published in The Washington Post on Jan. 26. Damiani and Spiker’s article looked at…

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Posted: January 30, 2019

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were selected to participate in a collaborative midterm elections video project hosted by The Washington Post and Instagram. Journalism senior Bailey LeFever, Journalism junior Mackenzie Behm and Telecommunication senior Veronika Vernachio worked with Washington Post editors to produce an…

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Posted: October 5, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Professor Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was quoted in “The Kavanaugh Controversy Meets Fake News. Real Fake News.” published in The Washington Post on Sept. 21. The opinion piece by Erik Wemple focuses on tweets…

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Posted: September 24, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Rapper Jailed for Song Threatening Police Tries a Free Speech Appeal – and Loses” published in The Washington Post on Aug. 22. The article focuses on…

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Posted: August 23, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “She Urged Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Her Lawyers Say it was Free Speech,” published in The Washington Post on July 10. The article focuses on…

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Posted: July 12, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications,  was quoted in Erik Wemple’s opinion column, “Did President Trump Defame the Red Hen?,” published in The Washington Post on June 25. Wemple recounts Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ expulsion from…

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Posted: July 9, 2018