NOLA.com

Hate speech or free speech? One campus leader balks at being 'PC'
NOLA.com
The administration of the prestigious University of Chicago has drawn a line in the sand on one of higher education's hottest topics: whether what some students see as protection from hate speech trumps the traditional right to free speech. In a letter ...
University of Chicago Defends Free Speech Against 'Safe Spaces'PJ Media
University of Chicago to freshmen: We do not support 'trigger warnings,' 'safe spaces'Washington Times
Why the U. of Chicago is the University of Common SenseChicago Tribune
Daily Caller -Daily Mail -U.S. News & World Report
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Fox News

Don't weep for Gawker -- it was no free speech martyr
Fox News
Recently, dozens of journalists in Turkey were marched off to jail for daring to challenge the Islamist authoritarian President Tayyip Erdogan. Across the world there are great journalists doing brave and exceptional things -- and who are suffering for it.
The 11 big questions for anyone cheering Gawker's demiseThe Daily Dot

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NBC4 Washington

Judge: Jumping Over White House Fence Not Free Speech | NBC4 ...
NBC4 Washington
Jumping over the White House fence is not free speech, a Washington, D.C. judge has ruled.
Judge: Jumping over White House fence isn't free speech ...Washington Examiner (blog)

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San Antonio Current

How Would Texas' Cyberbullying Law Navigate the Murky Waters of Free Speech?
San Antonio Current
However, making cyberbullying a crime seems like a big deal because students, regardless of how vile their speech can be, as it was in Molak's case, still have a First Amendment right to free speech, especially when it's done off-campus and not during ...



Slate Magazine

Twitter Needs to Move On From Its “Free Speech” Ideals
Slate Magazine
Early last week, Twitter announced that it would be using new tools to curb hate speech and harassment on its site. The news came on the heels of a tell-all report on BuzzFeed that chronicled how 10 years of dogmatic commitment to “free speech ...



Washington Times

Northwestern State University: Two hours of free speech per week granted to students
Washington Times
A public university in Louisiana has a speech code that permits students to express their beliefs freely for two hours per week at three predetermined locations. The Northwestern State University policy requires students to apply 24-48 hours in advance ...



St. Louis American

Student gets probation for free speech
St. Louis American
When Christopher Winston returned to Saint Louis University this semester, I'm sure it didn't shine with as much promise as it did the previous year. That's because last semester, Winston was hit with what some may call slander and a harsh penalty for ...



Firstpost

SC criticism of Jayalalithaa encouraging, but free speech is no licence to defame
Firstpost
“Reputation of one cannot be allowed to be crucified at the altar of the other's right of free speech,” a two-member bench of the Supreme Court had said in May 2006 in its ruling on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy against criminalising ...

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Breitbart News

Meet the CEO of Gab, The Free Speech Alternative to Twitter
Breitbart News
I recently got the chance to sit down and talk to Andrew Torba, CEO of Gab.ai, a new freedom of speech-focused social network. Though the Twitter-style network was only launched last Monday and is still very much in early beta, thousands of people are ...



Free Speech Society emergency bulletin
San Francisco Bay View
Free Speech Society logo Written Aug. 4, 2016, received Aug. 23, 2016 – We, class members of Ashker v. Brown, have been alerted to a contradiction that potentially threatens to disrupt, undermine and compromise everything that we've worked so hard to ...


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