Sept. 10 Webinar (included with your membership)

Key takeaways for journalists from recent First Amendment cases

From cursing cheerleaders to conspiracy theorists to social media bans, there was no shortage of First Amendment cases on court dockets in 2020-21. In this interactive webinar, we will review recent legal decisions to identify key takeaways for working journalists. We’ll end with a discussion on the state of the First Amendment and how to increase understanding among citizens.

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Our presenter

Julie Roosa is the First Amendment specialist and an adjunct faculty member at the Iowa State University Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. Her responsibilities include outreach, training and teaching about the First Amendment, journalism principles and media law. She earned a law degree and master’s degree from Drake University, where she focused on the First Amendment, Constitutional law, civil rights, media law and journalism. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in journalism.

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