Free Speech, Media, Truth and Lies – Jun 15

Posted by National Constitution Center on May 4, 2021

Should the government or private companies identify and regulate truth and lies? Join Paul Matzko, editor for technology and innovation at, Martha Minow, professor at Harvard Law School and author of the new book, Saving the News: Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech, and Jonathan Rauch, author of the new book, The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth, who will discuss the history of American protection for free speech values and how they are challenged by the social media landscape today. They will also discuss current debates about the regulation of online speech, from content regulation to algorithmic disinformation, and what reforms, if any, might promote the free trade in ideas and expression in the future.

Date and Time: Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 12 – 1 p.m. ET

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