Up to Date
Wed September 25, 2013
Social Media Maelstrom: Is A Tweet Protected Speech?
Should lawmakers withhold funding from the University of Kansas if the school doesn’t fire a professor over a highly controversial tweet? Professor David Guth blasted the National Rifle Association on Twitter in the wake of the Navy Yard shooting on Twitter, and now many are calling for accountability.
In the first part of Tuesday's Up to Date, we discuss just how far employers can go when their employees make charged statements on social media.
- Michael Selmi is the Samuel Tyler Research Professor of Law at George Washington University.
- Robert Shibley is senior vice president at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education in Philadelphia.