First Amendment Center

Type: Organization
Name: First Amendment Center
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Confusion over dead celebrities on social media, as Twitter suspends James Dean fan account

Twitter’s finished being a rebel, at least when it comes to standing up for a James Dean fan who is being sued by a celebrity licensing company that wants to claim the fan’s @jamesdean account.Despite Twitter’s earlier claims that the account, which consisted ... [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

50 years ago, Bruce’s arrest no joking matter

The First Amendment is serious – except when it’s not.Comedian Lenny Bruce, a hero of stand-up comedy, was arrested April 3, 1964 — 50 years ago — in New York City during his act for saying profane words on stage. Bruce’s routine was mild in comparison ... [Published TriCities.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

“The Evolution of Media” panel discusses future of the industry

On the evening of Friday, April 11, three of media’s most well-known programs and publications were represented at a panel titled, “The Evolution of Media in Print, on Television and the Internet” held on campus. Willie Geist, a Vanderbilt graduate and ... [Published Vanderbilt Hustler - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

St Joe : Let's rise above hatred

I never met the Rev. Fred Phelps . But I've interviewed a few of the Westboro Baptist Church pastor's family members whenever they came to town on his behalf to protest a soldier's funeral or some other event they felt promoted homosexuality.They proclaimed ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Community Forum: Arizona governor changed everything

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of SB 1062 — a controversial “religious freedom” bill few Americans read and even fewer understood — may well have been a defining moment in the history of gay rights in America.Post SB 1062, it will be politically difficult, ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Religion, Jan Brewer, LGBT
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dowell retiring as first dean of libraries

, Vanderbilt University’s first dean of libraries, who worked tirelessly to expand the library system’s mission, modernize its facilities and services, and create a welcoming and engaging environment, will retire July 31, Provost and Vice Chancellor for ... [Published Vanderbilt Hustler - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

“Changing the Story: The Evolution of Media in Print, on Television and the Internet”

— 5:19 PMGeistWillie Geist , David Plotz and Nick Thompson — three noted journalists and pioneers of new media — will discuss the state and future of their profession April 11 at the First Amendment Center . will be moderated by Amanda Little , a writer-in-residence ... [Published Vanderbilt University - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Kentucky professor says new media doesn't necessitate new ethics

with integrity.Mike Farrell, professor at the University of Kentucky and director of the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, visited UT on Tuesday to discuss the "New Ethics of New Media" and the intersection between social media and journalism as ... [Published Daily Beacon Online - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

‘Abracadabra!’ Judge: Trick is protected

Now you see it. Now you don’t ... or don’t copy it, at least.Magician Teller of “Penn and Teller” sued another magician in 2012 in federal court in Nevada over what Teller asserted was a copycat performance of Teller’s signature trick, “Shadows,” and ... [Published Yuma Sun - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Court hears arguments today in birth-control challenges

Listen Businesses cite religious freedom in objecting to birth-control coverage Guests Charles Haynes: Director of the Religious Freedom Education Project at the Newseum and a senior scholar at the First Amendment CenterThe Supreme Court is hearing ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST OPINION: No one wins in today’s religious freedom climate

By CHARLES C. HAYNESFirst Amendment CenterIn recent months, legislators in more than a dozen states — from Hawaii to Georgia — have attempted to enact laws they describe as necessary to protect religious freedom.Some are broad “religious freedom restoration ... [Published Roane County News - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Farm-Fresh Photojournalism

by [embedded content]Andrew Cohen  applauds  the coalition of animal rights groups, civil liberties organizations, and media groups challenging Idaho’s three-week-old “ag-gag” bill:The statute creates the crime of “interference with agricultural production” ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 20 2014]

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...our clinical partners to critically evaluate the impact of the pilot," said Jeannette Ickovics, Ph D , professor, Yale School of Public Health. "Our hope is that Expect With Me will be a model for a nationally scalable method of care that works with community-engaged organizations and health care partners to meet the 'triple aim': better care, better outcomes and reduced cost for prenatal and postpartum care."
"... show the world we are a caring and compassionate people who respect the privacy and dignity of all" Witt said
And how have those "evil” Republicans done that? By passing laws requiring a picture ID to vote. The same kind of laws  supported  by nearly 75 percent of the nation, along with a 6-3 Supreme Court  decision  in 2008 verifying the constitutionality of such for state of Indiana. As part of the ruling, leftist Justice John Paul Stevens cited historical examples of vote fraud. The same vote fraud Democrats insist doesn't exist."
"The biggest takeaway," she said, "was that ethics don't change just because of technology's transience."

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UNITEDHEALTH : Vanderbilt University, United He... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green launches a new projec... [Published Religion News Service - Apr 15 2014]
50 years ago, Bruce’s arrest no joking matter [Published TriCities.com - Apr 15 2014]
“The Evolution of Media” panel discusses future... [Published Vanderbilt Hustler - Apr 14 2014]
St Joe : Let's rise above hatred [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Community Forum: Arizona governor changed every... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Embrace Progressivism – or Shut Up [Published The Patriot Post - Apr 14 2014]
Dowell retiring as first dean of libraries [Published Vanderbilt Hustler - Apr 14 2014]
Policy Matters: First Amendment Protections [Published Michigan Daily - Apr 14 2014]
When Taking Pictures Gets You Arrested [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Apr 10 2014]
“Changing the Story: The Evolution of Media in ... [Published Vanderbilt University - Apr 07 2014]
Kentucky professor says new media doesn't neces... [Published Daily Beacon Online - Apr 03 2014]
Religious rights concerns being raised over bea... [Published Catholic Universe Bulletin - Apr 02 2014]
‘Abracadabra!’ Judge says Teller’s trick is pro... [Published First Amendment Center - Apr 02 2014]
‘Abracadabra!’ Judge: Trick is protected [Published Yuma Sun - Apr 01 2014]
FCC study: Necessary report or ‘national news n... [Published First Amendment Center - Mar 31 2014]
Charles C. Haynes: Gay marriage, religion and t... [Published Baxter Bulletin - Mar 26 2014]
GUEST OPINION: No one wins in today’s religious... [Published Roane County News - Mar 26 2014]
Court hears arguments today in birth-control ch... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Mar 25 2014]
Murray Student Among Essay Contest [Published West Kentucky Star.com - Mar 22 2014]
Farm-Fresh Photojournalism [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 20 2014]
Farm-Fresh Photojournalism [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 20 2014]
The Law That Makes It Illegal to Report on Anim... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Mar 19 2014]
The Telltale Text [Published Bohemian - Mar 19 2014]
Critics say Mass. Open Meeting Law among weakes... [Published Wicked Local Whitman - Mar 17 2014]
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Confusion over dead celebrities on social media... [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter’s finished being a rebel, at least when it comes to standing up for a James Dean fan who is being sued by a celebrity licensing company that wants to claim the fan’s @jamesdean account. Despite Twitter’s earlier claims that the account, which ...
Confusion over dead celebrities on social media... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter’s finished being a rebel, at least when it comes to standing up for a James Dean fan who is being sued by a celebrity licensing company that wants to claim the fan’s @jamesdean account. Despite Twitter’s earlier claims that the account, which ...
Confusion over dead celebrities on social media... [Published NewTeeVee - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter’s finished being a rebel, at least when it comes to standing up for a James Dean fan who is being sued by a celebrity licensing company that wants to claim the fan’s @jamesdean account. Despite Twitter’s earlier claims that the account, which ...
Farm-Fresh Photojournalism [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 20 2014]
by Tracy R. Walsh Andrew Cohen  applauds  the coalition of animal rights groups, civil liberties organizations, and media groups challenging Idaho’s three-week-old “ag-gag” bill: The statute creates the crime of “interference with agricultural production” ...
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