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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.

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Unlike in 2016, there was no spike in misinformation this election cycle

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

by Paul Resnick, University of Michigan A newsy photo of a public figure shows up on your social media feed, with a clickbait-y headline and a provocative comment, all linking to a site with juicy political content. Did you share it? Somebody did. It wasn’t a paid ad, or even recommended-for-you content – it was shared by someone...

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Monday, November 05, 2018

#FREESPEECH IN THE NEWS: NOVEMBER 5, 2018

Bliss Davis, Content 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.) Seattle-area company helps fringe...

Monday, October 29, 2018

#FREESPEECH IN THE NEWS: OCTOBER 29, 2018

Bliss Davis, Content 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.) Innkeeper says NH Civil...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The City Club of Cleveland Installs Additional Murals

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

The City Club of Cleveland's latest murals have been installed at Cleveland Metropolitan School District New Tech Collinwood and Cleveland Public Libary's Harvey Rice Branch. The murals were commissioned last year to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Elmer Brown's the Freedom of Speech mural. LAND studio partnered with the City Club to install the murals. These latest...

Monday, October 22, 2018

Statement Regarding Debates and Ohio's 14th Congressional District

Dan Moulthrop, Chief Executive Officer, The City Club of Cleveland

At the beginning of this election season, we recognized that with our existing resources, we would have to prioritize our work regarding political debates. We decided to focus on working with major media organizations, universities and civic organizations to create the Ohio Debate Commission, as well as presenting debates in statewide races with the collaboration...

Monday, October 22, 2018

#FREESPEECH IN THE NEWS: OCTOBER 22, 2018

Bliss Davis, Content 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.) New restrictions proposed for...

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