Podcast: Journalism in the Age of Trump

What’s it like running a newsroom today and covering an administration that’s often hostile towards journalists? Carrie Budoff Brown, editor of POLITICO, gives us the inside scoop.
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Podcast: When the Government Speaks

What do a Confederate flag license plate, a statue of the Ten Commandments, and a student painting depicting cops as pigs all have in common? They’re all examples of government speech.
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Podcast: Young Censors

Are today’s college students intolerant of free speech? In this episode, we talk to the Brookings Institute’s John Villasenor about the results of his recent survey.
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Shouting Down Free Speech

When speech becomes less about the communication of ideas and more about posturing and showing off your hatred for your enemies, fewer and fewer people will hear it.
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Podcast: How Worried Should You Be About the First Amendment?

Speech Religion Newseum

Is the First Amendment really under attack, or is that just hyperbole? In this episode, we discuss our latest First Amendment report card and go over the actual threats facing our freedoms–and just how seriously we should be taking them.
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The First Amendment Receives a C+ in Fall Report Card

“Grades” for freedom of speech and assembly dropped this quarter after events like the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., eroded public support for the First Amendment.
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Podcast: Unprotected Speech

Censorship

Most people know that free speech isn’t an unlimited right. But what exactly are its limits? In this episode, host Lata Nott walks through all of the types of speech the First Amendment doesn’t protect.
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Is a rule prohibiting lawyers from engaging in harassment unconstitutional?

First Amendment scholar David L. Hudson Jr. explains why states are split on whether to adopt a new ABA Model Rule that would prohibit lawyers from engaging in harassing or discriminatory conduct.
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Podcast: Treading on Sacred Ground

Does freedom of religion protect sites that are sacred to Native Americans? In this episode of The First Five, we talk to the attorney for the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe in the Dakota Access Pipeline litigation.
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Dual Speech/Speech Duel: Trigger Warnings

Introducing our new feature, where we present conflicting points of view on issues related to free expression. Our first issue: trigger warnings.

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