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You’re Invited: Live Webinar Common Misconceptions about the First Amendment, Oct. 19

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The ongoing fight over the First Amendment, its rights and responsibilities, and common misconceptions will be the focus of FMC Fast Chat LIVE on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. 

Gene Policinski
Gene Policinski

Chatting with us is featured guest Gene Polincinski, Senior Fellow for the First Amendment for the Freedom Forum and co-founder of USA Today. As always, your questions help drive the conversation.  This is a free virtual event, but you must register in advance by clicking here. 

At the Freedom Forum, Policinski contributes to the weekly “First Five” commentary on First Amendment issues, responds to news media inquiries and participates in Freedom Forum programs. He is one of the founding editors of USA Today and also is a trustee of the First Amendment Museum being developed in Augusta, Me.

A longtime proponent of diversity as an essential element of a free press, he is a member of the board of directors of Journal-isms, a regular report on diversity in the news media. Policinski writes, lectures and is interviewed regularly on news media and First Amendment issues. He is co-author, with Professor emeritus Robert Bickel of Stetson University, of a multi-media academic course, The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement. He is a contributor to “Whistleblowers, Leaks and the First Amendment,” published by the American Bar Association. providing a chapter on First Amendment issues and a free press; and has been published in a number of law review journals.

To be part of this FMC Fast Chat LIVE experience, register here.

FMC Fast Chat is the podcast of the Fair Media Council. It features notables in news, media, and business taking part in informal conversations where the audience may ask questions using the Q&A box live on Zoom. The recorded version of the event is dropped as a podcast episode and is available everywhere.

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