Whispers and Warnings for 11/30/2016

Whispers and Warnings for 11/30/2016

Scary how many Americans did NOT know this:
Social media posts can cost you your job, the First Amendment has no protection
In HubShout‘s 2016 Social Media Conduct Survey, 71.6 percent weren’t aware the First Amendment does not apply to


Wierd On Several Levels
Latina student accused of plagiarism for using the word ‘hence’
Martínez told Buzzfeed News that not only did the professor wrote “this is not your word” and circled “hence,” but she
wanted her to go back and “indicate” where she copy and pasted other work.


Hmmmm…Should government officials be able to sue you over voicing your opinion of them?
Top City of Guelph official suing local blogger for defamation
Lawsuit seeks $500,000 over comments made over four years on a local city politics blog run by Gerry Barker


Another journalist jailed for criticism.
He was arrested on Tuesday last week when he entered Panama because of articles on his blog Bananama Republic in
which he criticized Canadian businessman Monte Friesner, who lives in Panama.


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