Videos and Podcasts

Tulane Law Professor Amy Gadja On Privacy Rights

Tulane Law Professor Amy Gadja On Privacy Rights

  Amy Gadja is a professor of law at Tulane Law School in New Orleans. Gadja, a former TV news reporter and anchor, is recognized for her expertise in media law, torts, and information privacy. She’s the author of “The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press,” published in 2015 by Harvard University Press. Gadja spoke[Read More…]

June 4, 2019 Videos and Podcasts
Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discussion?

Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discussion?

  First Amendment Watch and ConSource, a leading site that encourages discussion of the U.S. Constitution, hosted a panel discussion entitled, “Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discussion?” The panel featured Nadine Strossen, a professor of law at New York Law School, and the first woman and youngest person ever to serve as[Read More…]

May 21, 2019 Videos and Podcasts
New York Fair Trial Free Press Conference

New York Fair Trial Free Press Conference

Every year, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) convenes a panel of journalists, judges, and lawyers to discuss a hypothetical case involving free speech, the freedom of the press, and citizens’ right to a fair trial. In October, 2018 the program explored a hypothetical case in which an incumbent Governor who’s running for reelection, is going through a contentious[Read More…]

Clear and Present Danger: Episode 22: Fighting Words – Free Speech in 18th Century America, Part II

Clear and Present Danger: Episode 22: Fighting Words – Free Speech in 18th Century America, Part II

Clear and Present Danger: A History of Free Speech is a podcast hosted by Jacob Mchangama, the founder and executive director of Justitia, a think tank focusing on human rights. Mchangama guides listeners through the history of free speech from the trial of Socrates to the Great Firewall of China.  In Episode 22 of the podcast, “Fighting Words – Free[Read More…]

BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief and moderator Ben Smith asks questions of entertainment executives during the University of Southern California's Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy Inaugural Symposium in Los Angeles, California September 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA)

Ben Smith, Editor-In-Chief of BuzzFeed News Discusses Free Press Issues

Ben Smith, the Editor-In-Chief of BuzzFeed News, discusses his decision to publish the Steele dossier, a controversial intelligence memo compiled by retired British spy Christopher Steele. Smith also talks about other issues such as President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the press, and journalism and the privacy rights issues that arose from the Hulk Hogan and Gawker case. The Steele[Read More…]

March 8, 2019 News Gathering, Videos and Podcasts
First Amendment Watch | Ballard Spahr Collaborative Video Series

First Amendment Watch | Ballard Spahr Collaborative Video Series

First Amendment Watch collaborated with Ballard Spahr LLP to produce an ongoing video series to explain First Amendment principles and conflicts. These videos can serve as a supplement to our existing educational materials found here.  David Schulz, senior counsel at Ballard Spahr LLP, explains the reporter’s privilege, a right asserted by journalists to keep their sources confidential in the face of a[Read More…]

February 27, 2019 Videos and Podcasts
FAW Videos

FAW Videos

  Floyd Abrams, attorney, author and prominent legal authority on the First Amendment, spoke with First Amendment Watch about the Pentagon Papers, press rights, and libel law at the National Conference on the First Amendment at Duquesne University. Amy Gajda, Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School, speaks with First Amendment Watch about Gawker, privacy, and Section 230 at[Read More…]

January 11, 2019 Videos and Podcasts
First Amendment Watch Video Series: Interviews with Panelists at the National Conference at Duquesne University

First Amendment Watch Video Series: Interviews with Panelists at the National Conference at Duquesne University

First Amendment Watch spoke panelists at the National Conference on the First Amendment at Duquesne University about their areas of expertise in the First Amendment space.

Interviewees include:

Floyd Abrams, attorney, author and prominent legal authority on the First Amendment

Mary Beth Tinker, free speech plaintiff in Tinker vs. Des Moines

Sree Sreenivasan, Co-founder of Digimentors and former professor and associate dean of Columbia Journalism School

Amy Gajda, Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School

November 20, 2018 Top Stories, Videos and Podcasts
WATCH: The Past, Present, and Future of American Free Speech 

WATCH: The Past, Present, and Future of American Free Speech 

November 11, 2018: The Past, Present, and Future of American Free Speech Watch Amy Werbel, Associate Professor of the History of Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology and author of Lust on Trial and Nadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU and author of HATE. Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship in conversation about free speech at the Fashion[Read More…]

November 12, 2018 Videos and Podcasts
First Amendment Podcasts

First Amendment Podcasts

Listen to some of our favorite First Amendment themed podcasts for news and analysis of important issues of the past, present and future.

October 29, 2018 Videos and Podcasts