A rappelling stint made headlines during last night’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Carolina Panthers.
On college campuses across the country—places historically known for fierce, passionate defenses of free speech—college administrators, many of them at public schools, are forcing journalism students to compromise their integrity and removing journalism instructors whose views do not fall into line with the university’s.
According to this FCC Commissioner, new FCC regulations are intended to prevent Internet providers from blocking online traffic, but could easily be used to control internet content.
George Mason University in Fairfax, VA has earned the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s (FIRE) green light rating for free speech on campus. And here’s why that matters for freedom of speech in general.
Students in the YAL chapter at Dixie State University in Utah were handing out fliers when a university security guard approached and started to read comments posted on the group’s “Free Speech Wall.” They were prevented from handing out the fliers, prompting them to file a lawsuit against the university.
Facebook goes the extra mile to mention that the challenge of ideas and social commentary are allowed on the site, however, when one reads the regulations under “Attacks on Public Figures.” Guidelines state that while critical discussion is permitted, “credible threats to public figures, as well as hate speech directed at [public figures]” are not.