Bruce Brown
Lyrissa Lidsky speaks on a panel at the National First Amendment Summit in Philadelphia

Panel Discussion: Leading Experts on Technology’s Impact on the First Amendment

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.

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Pro-Trump Mobs Attack the Reporters Covering Protests Outside U.S. Capitol

On January 6th, a large group of pro-Trump supporters, motivated by President Donald Trump’sunsubstantiated claims of election fraud, stormed the Capitol building. Over the course of the day, reporters on the ground described multiple incidents in which rioters called for violence against the media.

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