Jameel Jaffer (@JameelJaffer )

Jameel Jaffer

Bio Director, Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Formerly Deputy Legal Director, ACLU. This is my personal account.
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Twitter Web Client : Press freedom advocates used to describe Pence as an ally because of his support, a while back, for media shield legislation. I'm finding it difficult to reconcile that version of Pence with the version on display now. twitter.com/VP/status/1149…

Twitter Web Client : Yes, it does. Public officials who are blocking people on the basis of viewpoint should stop. And then the rest of us can move on to other things. Which we would really love to do. twitter.com/qjurecic/statu…

iPhone : Also ironic: Donald J. Trump complains about censorship by platforms, which aren’t subject to First Amendment, while censoring critics from his own social media account, which *is*. nytimes.com/2019/07/10/bus…

iPhone : This piece by ⁦Agnes Callamard⁩, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing, is powerful and worth reading. She’s absolutely right that our collective failure to hold KSA accountable for #Khashoggi’s murder endangers journalists everywhere. washingtonpost.com/opinions/globa…