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Alyssa Rosenberg on free speech and the movies – The Washington Post

Political and cultural analyst Alyssa Rosenberg writes for The Washington Post about why free speech is critical to the right to make movies.  Follow the link to “For movies from ‘Citizenfour’ to ‘The Act of Killing’ free speech is a rich subject and a pressing issue”

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Do We Really Still Need Free Speech Week? – ACLU

On the ACLU Blog of Rights, Tony Ruthert presents recent events in the US to explain why Free Speech Week is as necessary now as ever before.   Follow the link to read Do We Really Still Need Free Speech Week?

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NAA op-ed: Why Protecting Free Speech is So Important to the Field of Journalism – Caroline Little

NAA Free Speech Week Op-Ed by Caroline Little, NAA president and CEO There is a reason freedom of speech was carved into the governing fabric of our nation. The founders considered free speech one of humanity’s basic rights, and its provision in the First Amendment has been

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Freedom House & MPAA co-host discussion featuring Ann Hornaday and Alyssa Rosenberg

In recognition of Free Speech Week, on October 22, Freedom House and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) co-hosted a discussion on “Creative Freedom and the First Amendment” featuring Washington Post’s film critic Ann Hornaday and cultural and political columnist Alyssa Rosenberg.    Read more about

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Honoring the “Unwavering Principle” of Free Speech – NCTA

From the blog of the National Communications and Television Association (NCTA) on why to celebrate Free Speech Week.  Click to read “Honoring the ‘Unwavering Principle’ of Free Speech.

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Law and First Amendment lesson plans – ASNE Youth Journalism Initiative

Blog post on the ASNE Youth Journalism Initiative site, SchoolJournalism.org, encourages to educators to participate in Free Speech Week and offers suggestions and link to free resources on law and First Amendment lesson plans. http://www.schooljournalism.org/5887/recent-news/tenth-annual-free-speech-week-begins-oct-20/

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RTDNA celebrates Free Speech Week

The Radio Television Digital News Association works to protect free speech and press freedom all year long.   Read more about some of their accomplishments and enter their selfie contest to win a free RTDNA membership!  http://rtdna.org/article/take_part_in_free_speech_week

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Free Speech for Some Means Free Speech for None – ACLU

Gabe Rottman on the ACLU Blog of Rights speaks to why offensive, unpopular speech should still be protected.  Follow the link to read why Free Speech for Some Means Free Speech for None. 

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Celebrating Free Speech Week Through the Lens of the Film and Television Industry – Chris Dodd

Chris Dodd, the Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) writes for the The Huffington Post on why free speech is essential to film and television industry.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chris-dodd/celebrating-free-speech-w_b_6016888.html

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NAA offers free materials & resources for FSW

The Newspaper Association of America offers free materials and resources for use in print, and online for FSW.  Learn more here:  http://www.naa.org/fsw

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