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May 13, 2014 6:10 PM

A dangerous challenge to free speech in Kansas

“If the Kansas Board of Regents votes to approve changes to its social media policy on May 14, it will adopt language that declares compliance with the First Amendment,” writes Stephen Wolgast, an assistant professor of journalism and digital media at Kansas State University. “But the same vote would affirm a rule that could potentially turn some tweets and Facebook posts into offenses worthy of firing. That’s a challenge to free speech.”

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