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FIRE Announces Spring 2014 Webinar Series

By February 12, 2014

The FIRE Student Network is pleased to announce its Spring 2014 Webinar Series. Students, faculty, and FIRE supporters are invited to join FIRE for free, live webinars. Hear from and interact with FIRE staff from your computer, iPad, or smartphone. Just register for the webinar and download the GoToWebinar app. Webinars are FREE, and all participants will be sent a FREE pair of FIRE sunglasses!

FIRE’s first webinar of the spring is a must-attend for any student journalist. All too often, FIRE sees student newspapers censored, and that censorship comes in many different forms! Join FIRE’s Azhar Majeed and the Student Press Law Center’s Adam Goldstein for this webinar on Wednesday, February 26.

Press for Freedom: Student Media and the First Amendment on Campus

Featuring: Azhar Majeed, Director, Individual Rights Education Program at FIRE and Adam Goldstein, Attorney Advocate at Student Press Law Center
Wednesday, February 26; 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. EST
Register Here

Yelling FIRE in a Crowded Theater: What Is the Difference Between Protected and Unprotected Speech?

Featuring: Catherine Sevcenko, Legal Coordinator and Susan Kruth, Program Officer, Individual Rights Defense Program
Thursday, March 20; 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT
Register Here

Free Speech Heroes: Real Stories of Students Who Were Oppressed by Their Universities and How They Fought Back

Featuring: Peter Bonilla, Individual Rights Defense Program Director and Samantha Harris, Director of Policy Research
Thursday, April 24; 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT
Register Here

How Student Governments Can Protect Freedom

Featuring: Joe Cohn, Legislative and Policy Director
Thursday, May 22; 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT
Register Here