Events

Senate Hearing on “Exploring Free Speech on College Campuses”

Senate Hearing on “Exploring Free Speech on College Campuses”

A FIRE summary states that “Providing testimony before the committee were Robert Zimmer, president of the University of Chicago; Nadine Strossen, New York Law School professor, former president of the ACLU, and current member of FIRE’s Advisory Council; Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center; and Allison Stanger, the Middlebury College professor injured in a violent campus protest in March.”

Justice Anthony Kennedy and UC President Janet Napolitano on Free Speech

Justice Anthony Kennedy and UC President Janet Napolitano on Free Speech

September 16, 2017: Prominent Scholars on Free Speech In a talk at the federal courthouse in Sacramento, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and UC President Janet Napolitano stessed the importance of free speech on campuses across the country. “For faculties and universities to be indifferent can actually be complicit,” Justice Kennedy said. “Indifference can be poisonous in differences in so[Read More…]

The Year That Changed Journalism

The Year That Changed Journalism

October 4, 2017 Join Kyle Pope, editor and publisher of the Columbia Journalism Review, and some of the nation’s top political journalists for a half-day conference in Atlanta looking at how the election of 2016 transformed the media, the voters, and the presidency. Participants are expected to include: Glenn Thrush, White House correspondent, The New York Times Erik Wemple, media[Read More…]

Facebook Journalism Project’s Frank Bruni Discusses Opinion Journalism

Facebook Journalism Project’s Frank Bruni Discusses Opinion Journalism

Crossing Cultural Red Lines: New Threats to Free Expression in the Arts

Crossing Cultural Red Lines: New Threats to Free Expression in the Arts

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 7PM—DOORS AT 6:15PM SUBCULTURE, 45 BLEECKER ST., NEW YORK TICKETS: $15 Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater and Director of Julius Caesar, joins cultural critic and poet Katha Pollitt (The Nation) and actor Corey Stoll (House of Cards, Julius Caesar) to answer the question: in this political era, are there artistic lines that can no longer be[Read More…]

Outsmarting ‘Fake News’ and ‘Alt Facts’ DEADLINE CLUB full panel

Outsmarting ‘Fake News’ and ‘Alt Facts’ DEADLINE CLUB full panel

What: Outsmarting Fake News and Alternative Facts When: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Reception at 6:30 p.m. with panel at 7 p.m. to begin Where: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W. 40th Street, New York, NY