Bill McClellan Hosts First Amendment Celebration

Nov 22, 2012 by

Post-Dispatch columnist and United Media Guild member Bill McClellan will be master of ceremonies for a “First Amendment Celebration” scheduled for Nov. 29 at the Edward Jones building at Manchester Rd. and Interstate 270.

The event, staged by the St. Louis Journalism Review/Gateway Journalism Review, will feature noted free speech activist John Seigenthaler. The legendary newspaperman was the founder of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University.

More recently, Seigenthaler became a prominent critic of online misinformation. His skirmishes with Wikipedia overly a fraudulent biography prompted that website to revise its posting policies.

For more information about event, contact the organizers at sjreview@sbcglobal.net. The UMG website will provide updates as the event draws nearer.

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