Lecture: The First Amendment in the 21st Century

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Date/Time:Monday, 20 Apr 2015 at 7:00 pm
Location:Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
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Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center and a founding editor at USA Today. First Amendment Day Series Keynote.

Gene Policinski will discuss how new technologies, recent court decisions, theocrats and thugs are the latest challenges to our core freedoms.

A veteran journalist, Policinski has worked in newspapers, radio, television and online. He was Washington editor of USA Today when it launched in 1982 and held several news executive positions at the paper. Policinski is a contributor to the recent American Bar Association book Whistleblowers, Leaks and the First Amendment and co-writes the weekly, nationally distributed column "Inside the First Amendment."

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