DARE: ‘I’m About to Die’: Students Take to Social Media During Florida School Shooting
High school freshmen tweet out Florida school shooting in real time, being the first to inform the world. Feverish debates erupt over gun control, amid widespread recognition that repeated… More
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Infowars host Alex Jones dominated the news last week as an Austin jury awarded $4.1M in compensatory damages and another $45.2M in punitive damages to two Sandy Hook parents.
What Does the Alex Jones Case Mean for the #FirstAmendment and #Disinformation?https://firstamendmentwatch.org/what-does-the-alex-jones-case-mean-for-the-first-amendment-and-disinformation-leading-scholars-lawyers-provide-analysis/
The advocacy group @PENamerica found the scope of book censorship in the U.S. “expanded rapidly” in the last year. #UCSB scholars weigh in. #BookBanning http://ow.ly/FI9g50Keuzx
In Conroe, TX. You can plan to enlist in the military in the high school cafeteria, but you need your mom's permission to read Catch 22 or Brave New World.