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NCompass Live: First Amendment Audits: What You Need to Know (Nebraska Library Commission)

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When:
January 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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2023-01-18T12:00:00-05:00

A loosely organized social media campaign to “audit” government spaces and agencies for alleged First Amendment violations has begun to target public libraries. Individuals and groups claim a right to film in any space, arguing that they’re entitled to do so as taxpayers and citizen journalists. A growing number of public libraries are reporting these types of visits, even in Nebraska. Library users and staff are being targeted as subjects of these videos. This session will share what a First Amendment Audit is, what the related laws are, how to protect both the public and library staff, and what to do when and after it happens.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nlc.nebraska.gov/calendar/calendar.asp?menu

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