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Of Search Engines, Unfolding Jurisdiction and the Claims of Privacy: The Drama of Internet Policy and the Right to be Forgotten

January 29, 2015
06:00PM - 08:00PM

Cardozo School of Law, Room 206

An important discussion over the extent and administration of the extraordinary right concerning search, as decided by the European Court of Human Rights featuring Professor Ellen Goodman (Rutgers School of Law, Camden) and Marcel Leonardi, (Senior Public Policy Counsel, Google)

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What Privacy? Exploring a Constitutional Right to Information Privacy

January 23, 2015
08:30AM - 05:30PM

The University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Journal of Constitutional Lawpresents its annual Symposium.
This year’s program will consist of four panels and a reception to follow the event. Ben Wizner of the ACLU will deliver the lunchtime keynote address. The Journal invites lawyers, scholars, JCL alumni, students (both graduate and undergraduate), and other interested parties to attend.

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The Quiet Disappearance of China’s Boldest Newspaper

January 22, 2015
12:00PM - 01:30PM

This January marks the second anniversary of the Southern Weekly (Nanfang Zhoumo) incident. As a former journalist at Southern Weekly who experienced the incident, Annenberg School doctoral student Kecheng Fang will briefly review what really happened inside the newsroom and correct some common misunderstandings. He then will explain the changes of both the paper and the overall media environment in China during these two years

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From Leaflets to Live Stream: Protest Movements and Their Media Practices–with Anne Kaun

January 15, 2015
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

Academics, journalists and other commentators considered social media as a major driver for mobilization and organization in recent protest movements. My project “Crisis and Critique” investigates historical forms of media participation of protest movements questioning the overemphasis on social media. The aim is to provide a history of how – often banal – media technologies as means of communication have been employed by protest movements that emerged in the context of major economic crises in order to promote radical social change.

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