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Harvey Silverglate Announces ‘Winners’ of Campus Muzzle Awards - FIRE
FIRE co-founder Harvey Silverglate has announced the 2016 recipients of his infamous Campus Muzzle Awards. These awards are meant to highlight some of the most “egregious examples of on-campus narrow-mindedness and intolerance.” The list includes a number of notable FIRE cases from the past year. Included among the recipients is the administration of Brandeis University for threatening its student newspaper, The Justice, with disciplinary action in response to its reporting on a campus “Take Back The Night” march, which was meant to raise public awareness of sexual assault. Fortunately, the Brandeis administration dropped the charges after FIRE intervened. Another, Wesleyan …