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Violent-themed Student Speech

In the wake of Columbine, school officials have taken to treating all violent-themed student speech as true threats.
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The Ripple Effects of the Government Shutdown — Why We Should be More Civil to our Civil Servants

How’s our economy doing? Are the Trump tariffs actually working? Is it a good time to buy a house, start a business or invest in the stock market? No one knows.
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Misinformation, Hoaxes and Hyperpartisan News

We’re increasingly swapping the sort of stories that aren’t really meant to be read. This kind of content signals to others about where you stand.
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Midterm Misinformation Trends and the Most Shared News Stories on Social Media

The U.S. midterm elections were a test of whether we’ve learned anything about how to deal with the spread of misinformation.
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What’s in your news about…the Arizona Senate Race

Competitiveness: The Cook Political Report rates the 2018 Arizona Senate Race as a “toss-up.” Either party has a good chance of winning. Candidates:   Martha McSally (Republican) Krysten Sinema (Democrat)
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Podcast: Diversity in the Newsroom

Gene Policinski talks with the Women’s Media Center about their recent report on the status of women of color in the American media.
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How else can I use my voice to enact change?

You may not be able to vote–but you have the First Amendment rights to speak, assemble, and petition. Organizing marches and rallies can raise public awareness for your cause. Doing
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Book Review: “Free Speech on Campus”

“Free Speech on Campus”, by Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman, is a worthy read on the First Amendment and college censorship.

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When Religious Liberty Becomes Religious Intolerance

Jeff Session speaks to conservative Christian group about ‘religious liberty’ amidst a backdrop of escalating religious intolerance in the United States.
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