The First Amendment Forum is a place where students in Simmons COMM 320 post their thoughts about weekly readings.
For this course, students read the following books:
Bell, E. & Owen, T (Eds) (2017) Journalism after Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State. New York, NY: Columbia University Press
Epps, G (2008) Freedom of the Press: The First Amendment: Its Constitutional History and the Contemporary Debate. Amherst, MA: Prometheus Books
Lewis, A, (2007) Freedom for the Thought We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment. New York, NY: Basic Books
Rosenzweig, P. McNulty, T & Shearer, E (Eds) (2014) Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association
Whenever possible, they will link to the books.