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Counterspeak

Mar 4, 2020

In this episode, Patrick Eddington and host Sydney Jarrard discuss Eddington’s ongoing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) project; the project is trying to determine the extent to which FBI domestic surveillance is collecting national security or intelligence records on domestic organizations such as media outlets,...


Feb 5, 2020

In this episode of Counterspeak, ABA Content Director Sydney Jarrard talks with Daphne Keller, Director of Intermediary Liability at Stanford's Center for Internet and Society. Jarrard and Keller’s conversation focuses on Keller’s work involving legal protections for users’ free expression rights. On online...


Jan 8, 2020

Policing free speech online. Sydney Jarrard speaks with author David Kaye about his book Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet (Columbia Global Reports).

In their conversation, Kaye and Jarrard discuss how the internet has transformed into a tool for governments to censor citizens. Big Tech companies...


Dec 4, 2019

In this installment, American Booksellers Association Content Director Sydney Jarrard talks with author David Kirby about the status of free speech in America and his book When They Come For You: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties — and How to Take Them Back (St. Martin’s Press).

In their...


Nov 20, 2019

In this episode, ABA Content Director Sydney Jarrard and Director of ABFE, Advocacy, and Public Policy Dave Grogan delve into the free speech positions of the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, including Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator...