First Amendment

Free speech and Trump’s reaction to NFL protesters

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to discuss President Trump’s comments that football players should be fired if they kneel during the national anthem. Continue reading

High schools and colleges crack down on students’ online activity

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High schools and universities are beginning to pay close attention to what students post online, which can have serious consequences for students. Continue reading

Is making a threat on social media a crime?

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A Supreme Court case will soon decide whether making threats on social media is illegal. Continue reading

Jon Stewart’s first movie tackles torture in Iran

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“Rosewater,” the first movie directed by “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, shows how it is possible to find humor and humanity even in the darkest of places. Continue reading

Consumers speak up on net neutrality

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Over three million people have commented online to the Federal Communications Commission on the net neutrality debate, the results of which could have drastic effects on how we use the Internet. Continue reading

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