The December chapter meeiing will be in two parts:
PART ONE: Presentation and discussion on how the Espionage Act weaponizes attacks on free speech by the authors of A Century of Repression: The Espionage Act and Freedom of the Press.
Ralph Engelman is senior professor emeritus of journalism and communication studies at Long Island University, Brooklyn, and faculty coordinator of the George Polk Awards. He is the author of Public Radio and Television in America: A Political History and Friendlyvision: Fred Friendly and the Rise and Fall of Television Journalism. Carey Shenkman is a constitutional lawyer and litigator focusing on freedom of expression, transparency, and technology. He serves on the panel of experts of Columbia University’s Global Freedom of Expression Program, and consults on media rights issues before the United Nations and around the world.