SPFI's clickable guide to common media law and First Amendment questions. Learn more about topics like defamation and privacy law. If your college or university administration is pressuring your student publication in relation to content, FIRE may be able to help.
Student journalists across the country are concerned about threats of administrative censorship against them and their publications.
Colleges are more obsessed with ‘protecting the brand’ than they’ve ever been before. The result? An epidemic of student media censorship.
Joining our student newspaper gave me a voice, and unfortunately it’s going to take a lawsuit for the university to listen to it.
Libel? Privacy? Intellectual property? When you’re producing a publication, there are so many legal risks to keep in mind. But don’t fear! We’ll go over tips and tricks for reviewing your own content to keep you out of the courtroom and in the newsroom.
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Libel? Privacy? Intellectual property? For student journalists producing a publication, there are so many legal risks to keep in mind. But don’t fear! We’ll go over tips and tricks for conducting a self-directed prepublication review, that is, how to analyze your own content to keep you out of the courtroom and in the newsroom.
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