Moderator Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, was joined on stage by Jeannie Suk Gersen, professor of law at Harvard Law School; Nadine Strossen, professor of law at New York Law School and former ACLU president; and Will Creeley, legal director at the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression.
Moderator Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press, was joined on stage by Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University; Floyd Abrams, senior counsel at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP; and Lyrissa Lidsky, professor at University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Moderator Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, was joined on stage by Jacob Mchangama, founder and CEO of Justitia and research professor at Vanderbilt University; Akhil Reed Amar, professor of law and political science at Yale University; and Stephen Solomon, professor of journalism at New York University and founding editor of First Amendment Watch.
The celebrated author and free speech advocate warned of the rise of global authoritarianism in virtual remarks delivered on Wednesday.
Join us on Tuesday, April 19th at 5 p.m. EST for a lively and provocative discussion about lies and disinformation—their effect on a representative democracy and the avenues available to combat them consistent with America’s free speech principles.
Join First Amendment Watch and Foundation for Individual Rights (FIRE) for a virtual taping of the So to Speak Podcast with Jacob Mchangama, author of “Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media” in conversation with Greg Lukianoff, Professor Stephen D. Solomon, Sarah McLaughlin, and host Nico Perrino.
Watch our panel discussion with the Reporters Committee's Gabe Rottman, and two Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalists–Ellen Nakashima from The Washington Post & Charlie Savage from The New York Times–to talk about the history of media leak investigations and their impact on press freedom.
Join us on May 19th for a FAW Public Forum conversation with Lyrissa Lidsky, RonNell Andersen Jones, and Jonathan Peters about Dominion and Smartmatic's defamation lawsuits challenging Fox News' election coverage. Is libel law the best way to tackle disinformation, or could this strategy unintentionally make it easier for bad actors to sue journalists?