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FIRE has written three letters to Los Angeles City College about the college’s repeated violations of student journalists’ right to a free press. Now we need your help.
According to FIRE’s 2024 College Free Speech Rankings, Harvard University ranked dead last at 248 out of 248 institutions. Students reported their discomfort expressing ideas, lack of confidence in the administration’s support for speech, and acceptance of students shouting down speakers.
Eastern Maine Medical Center has threatened a lawsuit to try to stop a 15-year-old boy for raising concerns about their patient safety standards. Rather than addressing his concerns, the hospital threatened to sue his mother for defamation. Sign our statement to show your support.
The University of Southern California is requiring a professor to teach all of his classes remotely for expressing his views about the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas. USC may not investigate or punish the professor for his speech.
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