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California First Amendment Coalition, in conjunction with the Society of Professional Journalists, NorCal chapter, presents “RESISTING GOVERNMENT SECRECY IN A TIME OF TERRORISM,” CFAC’s 2004 open government assembly – a 2-day conference featuring premier investigative reporter SEYMOUR HERSH as key note speaker.
Friday, October 8 and Saturday October 9 at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
To be sure that you’ll be able to get in – and to take advantage of our discount for early registration – register now or call CFAC at (415) 460-5060.
CFAC’s program this year is rich in journalistic, legal and national security experts leading lively panel discussions on, among other topics:
*news coverage of the Iraq war;
*subpoenas against reporters;
*information controls under the Patriot Act and other
*the civil liberties/national security trade-off in
the U.S. Supreme Court;
*access to courts and state agencies; and
*international press freedom (or lack thereof).
For the full program, click here.
If you can attend only one conference this year, this is it. The experience will leave you well-informed, energized and
with a renewed commitment to First Amendment principles.
For more information, contact: Peter Scheer, Executive Director, California First Amendment Coalition at (415) 460-5060.