What is Censorship? How does Censorship happen? Who attempts censorship and what are the most frequently censored materials?
The Conflict Between Privacy and Free Speech in the New Media Age
Mills will discuss how human impulses interact with modern technology, raising novel legal and ethical issues in the context of digital media, commerce, and cybersecurity. Legal systems may lag behind technological advances, but we can still use policy tools to define a right to privacy in a culture of intrusion.
The Battle for Sunshine in the Sunshine State: Undue Corporate Influence on Campus and the Koch Brothers
Ralph Wilson has spearheaded open records requests in the sunshine state and elsewhere, illuminating the efforts of one of the world’s largest oil and gas conglomerates to dictate who teaches and what is taught at America’s public universities, including Florida State University.
Buddy Davis Essay Competition
This competition honors and remembers Horance G. “Buddy” Davis, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorialist for The Gainesville Sun and Distinguished Service Professor in the College of Journalism at the University of Florida. The competition is held each fall, with a call for essays going out to each of our local high schools. At this meeting, the three finalists will present their essays.