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What is social media’s role in stopping fake news?

There’s rarely a day in today’s charged political world when the phrase “fake news” doesn’t creep into the headlines. From discussion on when and if Twitter should suspend President Donald Trump’s account for ongoing inflammatory statements to ongoing debate over how corporations like Facebook should monitor and regulate the spreading of false information  through social […]

Andersen Jones participates in Yale Law School’s Access and Accountability Conference

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones visited the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School earlier this month to participate in the institution’s annual Access and Accountability Conference. Andersen Jones spoke on “Vilification of the Press and Threats to Newsgathering.” The conference focused on the laws, […]

Andersen Jones quoted in National Law Journal

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was quoted in The National Law Journal about U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and the First Amendment. Click this link to the full article (membership required) »

Andersen Jones interviewed by KSL about free speech issues, Fordham Debate

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was interviewed by KSL recently about free speech issues. The article also mentioned the College of Law’s recent Fordham Debate about free speech on college campuses. Read the full article here. Watch the Fordham Debate here. 

Andersen Jones named an Affiliated Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones has been named an Affiliated Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project (ISP). The ISP is an intellectual center at Yale Law School focused on the complex relationships between law, technology, and society. The center’s resident and affiliated fellows explore interdisciplinary issues from […]

Andersen Jones quoted in The New York Times about Sandra Day O’Connor’s dementia diagnosis

Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, revealed this week that she has been diagnosed with dementia and is withdrawing from the public spotlight. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was interviewed by The New York Times about O’Connor’s announcement. […]

Andersen Jones interviewed by Washington Post on likelihood of Trump lawsuit against New York Times

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones spoke to The Washington Post recently about the likelihood of a potential lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump against The New York Times for the newspaper’s recent explosive investigation into Trump’s finances. Read the story here. 

Andersen Jones interviewed on RadioWest about the state of SCOTUS

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was interviewed on RadioWest about the case docket and state of the Supreme Court. Click here to listen to the episode »

Andersen Jones participates in Amicus podcast about her article “Enemy Construction and the Press”

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones participated in a podcast titled, “The Press, the President, and Enemy Construction.” The conversation was based on an article she co-authored about morphing the media into enemies of the people for the Arizona State Law Journal last year. Click here to listen to Slate’s […]

Andersen Jones appears on RadioWest to discuss wrap-up of SCOTUS term

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones appeared on RadioWest recently to discuss the recent decisions released by the U.S. Supreme Court as well as the pending Supreme Court vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Listen to the full segment here.  Andersen Jones also discussed similar issues […]