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  • Professor makes legal case for schools to challenge cyberbullies

    Journalism professor Benjamin Holden wants to balance First Amendment rights with the need to protect students from cyberbullies.

    Benjamin Holden, a U. of I. journalism professor who teaches media law, wants to balance the First Amendment rights of children with the need to keep students safe from cyberbullies.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Benjamin Holden, call 706-332-8426; email

    Both journal articles are available online, though access may be restricted. The Fordham article, “Tinker meets the cyberbully,” is available here. The Akron article, “Unmasking the teen cyberbully,” is available here.

    Both journal articles also are available by contacting either Holden or the News Bureau.