Democracy Now! The election of the next president is not yet a done deal

“The election of the next president is not yet a done deal. Electors of conscience can still do the right thing for the good of the country. Presidential electors have the legal right and a constitutional duty to vote their conscience.”

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Public screenings of @13THFilm are allowed by Netflix in a first-of-its-kind general waiver ever made by the company

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Library News: Ebrary is now Ebook Central

Our migration from the current ebrary ebook platform to Ebook Central is now complete.  Take a look:  Ebook Central

For more info please view the LibGuide and the YouTube videos.

Individual bookshelves are still not accessible; the problem has been reported.

Open Access Week: Take a look at our research guides

In case you were unable to attend our Open Access Week events, you can access our research guides any time:

New Book by IC Prof Nonas: Story Workout: Exercises to Help You Connect to the Stories You Want to Tell

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We’ll get a library copy!

RCFP: The News Media & The Law Spring 2016

From the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press:

In this issue:

COVER

The finger and the football star

Football player challenges ESPN, reporter in medical privacy claim

SECRET COURTS

Litigation frustration

Editors tell Knight Foundation of challenges to pursuing First Amendment cases

Anatomy of a Brief: Mendez v. City of Gardena

Courtroom camera pilot program grounded

Federal courts’ ban on video images will continue

NEWSGATHERING

Impersonating the news media

Reporters Committee, AP use FOIA to get info on FBI guidelines on when it’s okay, and when it isn’t

Champions of First Amendment honored

Reporters Committee dinner fetes four with Freedom of the Press Awards

Convention coverage

Reporters Committee hotlines to help journalists covering political conventions

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Police policies a mixed bag

D.C. police release some bodycam videos as national debate over access continues

ABC/ESPN: O.J. Made in America

When to watch & trailer: http://espn.go.com/30for30/ojsimpsonmadeinamerica/

Charlie Rose will cover it tonight, “We conclude with a look at the documentary¬†“OJ: Made in a America.” Charlie is joined by¬†director¬†Ezra Edelman, former prosecutor¬†Marcia Clark,¬†and¬†civil rights attorney Carl Douglas.” (email alert)