November 9, 2017
Join a panel of activists, journalists, and scholars for a conversation about the opportunities and challenges faced by reporters, law enforcement officials, and protesters because of changes in technology and the introduction of new communication platforms. Panelists will address questions about the impact of these changes on First Amendment rights.
Changes in technology and communication practices have raised questions about when efforts to convey political protest are protected, peaceful, and safe. Panelists will discuss using new communication tools to convey support or dissent.
Blurred Boundaries, Real Consequences:
The Intersection of Public Policy and Race
The Breaux Symposium facilitates lively debate and discussion on themes relating to politics and mass communication. The spring 2017 event focused on issues surrounding public policy and race.