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The Curious Libel Plaintiff

When high profile business professionals file defamation lawsuits against media outlets – especially prominent media outlets – media defense lawyers often scratch their heads. ...

Richard Jewell and the Boundaries of Artistic License

When media and entertainment titans battle one another over the truth – and challenge each other on First Amendment protections of free speech and...
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Free Speech and Free Press Under Attack

Transcript of Video: We founded the Campaign for Free Speech because we believe free speech and a free press is under attack -- in our...

Northwestern Student Editors Apologize for Reporting

Northwestern University’s campus newspaper is under fire for covering protests sparked by a campus visit from Jeff Sessions, former U.S. Attorney General. Student editors of The Daily...

Trump’s Threatened Suit Against CNN Is, Well, A No-Brainer

Unhappy with the alleged bias of CNN, President Trump is again threatening to sue the cable news giant.  But his otherwise accomplished lawyer, Charles...

Regulating Social Media: Careful What You Wish For

Should we fully entrust the government to unilaterally determine what we can and cannot read online? The flood of complaints about bias and censorship on...

Should We Really Start Regulating Social Media?

Currently the social media platforms can decided which content to allow on their sites because they are private entities. But many suggest that due...

More Than a Third of Americans Think the Government Should Regulate Podcasts

A recent Campaign for Free Speech poll, finding widespread hostility among the American public to free speech and free press, is cause for concern....