First Amendment Forum with Ashley Kissinger and Ben Lipman

As part of its First Amendment Forum speaker series, the Reynolds School of Journalism is pleased to present a conversation with Ashley Kissinger and Ben Lipman entitled “Examining Press Freedom: Are Reporters’ Legal Protections at Risk?” Please join us on Monday, February 26, 2024 at 6 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Auditorium in the University of Nevada, Reno Knowledge Center.

Thanks to support provided by the Lerude First Amendment Endowment, this event is free and open to the public.

Paid parking is available on the first floor of the Whalen Parking Complex.


About the talk:

In late 2023, a Nevada Supreme Court decision protected the confidential sources and information of murdered Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Jeff German, concluding that Nevada’s “News Shield Law” applies even when a reporter is deceased. How can that case help us reflect on various legal challenges facing journalism today? Are the press’s legal protections strong enough? What legal and political forces are threatening to weaken them?

Monday, February 26 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 am

Wells Fargo Auditorium 1664 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89577

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