Faculty Notes

Prof. Irina Manta Discusses Hate Speech on Social Media at NYU Carter Journalism Institute

Irina D. Manta, Professor of Law

Irina D. Manta, associate dean for research and faculty development, professor of law, and founding director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law, on May 8 served as a panelist for a panel discussion titled “Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discussion?”

The event was hosted by First Amendment Watch and ConSource and was held at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Stephen Solomon, the Marjorie Deane Professor of Journalism at New York University and founding editor of First Amendment Watch, moderated the discussion.

Professor Manta’s fellow panelists were Jacob Mchangama, the director and founder of Justitia, a think tank based in Copenhagen focused on human rights, and Nadine Strossen, a professor of law at New York Law School and a former president of the American Civil Liberties Union.

View a video of the panel discussion on the First Amendment Watch website.