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School launches Center for International Media Law and Policy Studies

— by George Vlahakis


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana University School of Journalism has created a new research center that focuses on legal protection for the media in Indiana, the United States and worldwide.
The Center for International Media Law and Policy Studies will support research and host public education events related to free expression issues and provide students with opportunities to work with organizations that promote media freedom.
“Indiana University and the School of Journalism have maintained a vibrant international focus for decades,” said Interim Dean Michael Evans. “This center adds significantly to that effort by introducing a multicultural legal dimension to the research and coursework under way at the school.”
Anthony L. Fargo, associate professor of journalism and director of the new center, said it is the first such center at a publicly supported university …
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