Retrospective: First Amendment rights and the U.S. Capitol Insurrection

A conversation with Jane Kirtley

Recorded Jan. 28, 2021 at 12 p.m.
University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication Director Dr. Elisia Cohen talked with Silha Center Director Jane Kirtley about the significant media law and First Amendment questions and issues related to the events that took place since the insurrection in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Did President Trump incite violence with his speech? Were platform and social media companies correct in suspending accounts and applications spreading disinformation? What implications did journalists face during and after the events of Jan. 6?