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Peter in 'PolicyMic' on Humor and Satire on Campus
FIRE's Peter Bonilla has an article on PolicyMic today about campuses' strained relationship to satire, parody, and humor in general when it comes to controversial issues on campus. As Peter notes, "[t]renchant commentaries on contentious topics of race, class, politics, sex, and religion might be acclaimed for their brilliance on The Daily Show, but when student-authored, they not only are condemned on college campuses, they often result in punishment." Click through to read the entirety of Peter's excellent article.
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Congress should require the government to disclose its communications with social media companies about user speech
Strong legislation is required to assure the American people that government officials are not abusing their power to censor online expression.
Stanford’s Gerald Gunther warned against campus limits on free speech three decades ago — First Amendment News 373
Professor Collins provides insight into the Stanford shoutdown of a federal judge through the example of Stanford Law School’s renowned constitutionalist Gerald Gunther (1927-2002), who predicted the problem that today has engulfed his law school.
SPFI hotline: Does the paper own the copyright?
When a staffer submits an article, photo, or other content to a student publication, who owns the copyright?