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Truth Wins: How the Daily Times Herald Defeated a Libel Claim

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Reporter Jared Strong and the Daily Times Herald’s co-owner Doug Burns will share how they successfully defended a libel suit and scored a victory for the free press. Reception with light refreshments to follow in 172 Hamilton Hall. First Amendment Days Depth and Dialogue session.

Celebrate and learn more about your First Amendment freedoms — religion, speech, press, assembly and petition — during First Amendment Days, April 8-12, 2019. Now in its 17th year, Iowa State University’s First Amendment Days is the longest running continual First Amendment celebration at any U.S. university. It’s organized by the First Amendment Committee, which is made up of members from the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, the Iowa State Daily Media Group and the Leo Mores Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Find more info online.