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Want to know what is on our minds? Find blog posts written here, by the City Club staff, members, and partners. Every week you can find a new edition of #FreeSpeech in the News — a collection of related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century that’s making the news. You’ll also find takes on current events, past forums, and issues surrounding Northeast Ohio. Read on for all things City Club.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Cleveland’s Mayoral Race: A Look at the Candidates

City Club Staff

Cleveland’s mayoral election is November 2, 2021, and The City Club of Cleveland has sat down to speak with several potential and declared candidates, as well as those who have since declared they will not enter the race. Here is a look at those conversations: Fault Lines: Building a More Inclusive Cleveland (with Kevin Kelley) A Conversation with...

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Monday, February 08, 2021

#FREESPEECH in the News February 8, 2021

Bliss Davis, Content and Programming Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

As the Citadel of Free Speech here in Cleveland, we work to protect and promote the basis of our democracy by sharing related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century. Here's what's making the news – and what you should know about – in the past week. 1.) Federal judge connects former...

Monday, February 01, 2021

I’m a First Amendment scholar - and I think Big Tech should be left alone

Guest Author

by Paul Levinson, Professor of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University Twitter’s banning of Trump – an action also taken by other social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat – has opened a fierce debate about freedom of expression and who, if anyone, should control it in the United States. I’ve written and taught about...

Monday, February 01, 2021

#FREESPEECH in the News February 1, 2020

Bliss Davis, Content and Programming Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

As the Citadel of Free Speech here in Cleveland, we work to protect and promote the basis of our democracy by sharing related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century. Here's what's making the news – and what you should know about – in the past week. 1.) Minnesota woman flies controversial...

Monday, January 25, 2021

#FREESPEECH in the News January 25, 2020

Bliss Davis, Content and Programming Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

As the Citadel of Free Speech here in Cleveland, we work to protect and promote the basis of our democracy by sharing related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century. Here's what's making the news – and what you should know about – in the past week. 1.) Amazon Has Enormous Power...

Monday, January 25, 2021

To publish or not to publish? The media’s free-speech dilemmas in a world of division, violence and extremism

Guest Author

by Denis Muller, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne Terrorism, political extremism, Donald Trump, social media and the phenomenon of “cancel culture” are confronting journalists with a range of agonising free-speech dilemmas to which there are no easy answers. Do they allow a president of the United States to use their platforms to...

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