Tag: Annika Merrilees
Experts spotlight the uncertain balance between social media and the First Amendment
WASHINGTON — Legal scholars debated the best means of regulating social media for false or harmful content while also preserving the First Amendment protections for free speech in a forum held April 25 at the National Press Club. The panel was part of the annual Hurley-Sloan Symposium, a University of Missouri-sponsored event entitled, “Free Speech, … Continued
CNN anchor Brian Stelter wants you to ‘look up’
Tessa Weinberg and Annika Merrilees WASHINGTON — Brian Stelter wants everybody to stop, take a second and look up. From their smartphones, that is. The devices in people’s hands hold everything from news alerts to entertainment, hope and hate speech, said Stelter, the keynote speaker at the April 25 Hurley-Sloan Symposium at the National Press … Continued
Fellows tackle innovative campaign finance, community sports stories with partner newsrooms
Two newsrooms will benefit this spring from the help of tech-savvy University of Missouri journalists partnering with them on projects as RJI Student Innovation Fellows.