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The Democratic Surround: New Media Technologies as Tools of Personal and Social Liberation

The Democratic Surround: New Media Technologies as Tools of Personal and Social Liberation

On March 27th, Fred Turner, associate professor in the Department of Communication at Stanford University, will visit the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy to talk about his new book, The Democratic Surround.At the broadest level, in The Democr[...]

Summer Public Interest Grants for UNC Law and Graduate Students

Summer Public Interest Grants for UNC Law and Graduate Students

Each year, the UNC School of Law provides grants to law students taking unpaid or low-paying summer public interest jobs. Funding for these grants comes from several sources, including the Carolina Public Interest Law Organization (CPILO), private fu[...]

Obama’s New Plan for the Future of Open Government

Obama's New Plan for the Future of Open Government

On this week’s episode of WNYC's “RadioLab” podcast, the hosts interviewed Jeff Larson, data editor at ProPublica. He described his experience in June 2013 filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the United States National Security Ag[...]