First Amendment Day Opening Ceremony

Date(s) - 09/23/2014
9:30 am - 10:00 am

Front Steps of Carroll Hall

Small Photo of Carroll Hall

Help us kick off Carolina’s sixth-annual First Amendment Day! Anne Klinefelter, associate professor of law and director of the Law Library at UNC, will speak about freedom of speech and of access to information and the value of those freedoms to UNC’s mission, to our democracy and to our selves. Student Body Vice President Kyle Vilemain will read the First Amendment. Also speaking will be:

  • Buck Yarborough, senior director of government relations-NC for Time Warner Cable, which generously funded the day’s activities.  Yarborough is past president and a current member of the board of directors for the North Carolina Cable Telecommunications Association.
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication Dean Susan King
  • UNC Center for Media Law and Policy Co-Director Cathy Packer

This event is being organized by UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication Associate Professor Michael Hoefges.

Tagged: 1AD2014, First Amendment Day
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