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Luncheon Speakers

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, discusses the National Rural Broadband Strategy (NRBS) at a Communications Forum luncheon at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., on July 11.  The NRBS outlines …

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Media & Communications Policy Blog

Informed and thoughtful commentary on a variety of First Amendment and communications policy issues.

The Enduring Threat of Net Neutrality

No regulatory issue in memory has been quite like that of “net neutrality.” A solution in search of a problem, bankrolled and of …

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The Real Crisis of Campus Free Expression

College campuses should be bastions of free speech.  Today, they often seem to be the very places in American society …

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Keep Big Bird, Ditch the News: A Path Forward for PBS With Budget Cuts

As was the case a half-dozen years ago, PBS and NPR are again the subject of a contentious debate about their taxpayer  …

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Issue Watch

Dept. of Justice Files Statement Defending Campus Free Speech

The U.S. Department of Justice on Sept. 26 filed a Statement of Interest in Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski. …

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Title II Fans Prep for Advocacy Day

Opponents of the FCC‘s proposal to roll back the Title II reclassification of internet access providers and rethink …

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FCC Eliminates Paper Rules Requirement

The FCC has eliminated the requirement that TV stations and cable operators retain paper copies of the FCC’s rules …

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FREE SPEECH WEEK: MUCH TO CELEBRATE

Free Speech Week is upon us. Or, as the headline of a story about the week written by Amy Mclean in Cablefax puts it: “What a Time for Free Speech Week.” What a time, indeed.

Just last week we saw the president raising the specter of whether …

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The @newsalliance condemns the sentencing of #journalists in Turkey #FreeSpeechWeek https://t.co/KrXG6x7FZg

Today kicks off #FreeSpeechWeek! Know your #pressfreedom rights as a reporter & check out our legal guide: https://t.co/YjX2muo7fn

National #FreeSpeechWeek, an annual, non-partisan, non-ideological awareness campaign about the value of free speech and of the press begins today! Learn more: https://t.co/cBEbFkIIGr #FreedomSpeaks #FSW17

October 16 – 22, 2017

Free Speech Week is a yearly,
non-partisan celebration of the value of
free speech and expression.

Free Speech: The Language of America
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