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FIRE, Campus Press Freedom Highlighted in State Department Magazine
The cover story of the United States Department of State’s eJournal USA (EJ|USA) magazine’s latest issue discusses the importance of freedom of the press on American college campuses. Intended for an international audience, the article quotes FIRE President Greg Lukianoff and is also available in both Arabic and Persian. For the whole issue, including many more photos and stories, check out the PDF on the State Department’s website.
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University of Utah anti-racism policy forces faculty to ‘eradicate’ words from teaching, curriculum
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