IJPM Welcomes New Faculty Fellow Nina Iacono Brown

The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media proudly welcomes Professor Nina Iacono Brown as our newest Faculty Fellow.

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Nina Brown is an assistant professor at the Newhouse School. Brown teaches courses in communications and media law to Newhouse undergraduate and graduate students, as well as an introductory course about mass media and their functions. Brown’s scholarly interests focus on online speech, particularly on free speech concerns in a digital era and publisher immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

Brown began her career as a copywriter at a small advertising agency, and eventually held roles as the director of communications for a start-up technology company and the Associate Vice President of Brand Development at a Fortune 500 company. Brown then attended Cornell Law School. After several years practicing law, Brown joined the Newhouse faculty. She is a graduate of the Newhouse School.

We are very excited to have Professor Brown join us, and look forward to a wonderful ongoing relationship.

Law & Pop Culture

Lecture Poster - April 13

Law, Politics, and the Media Lecture Series

Time: Wednesday, April 13th at 4:00 PM

Location: Dineen Hall, Feinberg Lecture Hall – Room 360

Law & Pop Culture 

Speaker: Robert Thompson

Dubbed the “pop culture ambassador” by the Associated Press, Robert Thompson has contributed to hundreds of radio and TV programs and publications.

He is the founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and a Trustee Professor of Television and Popular Culture at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Co-sponsored by The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media, and The Tully Center for Free Speech

At the Intersection of Journalism and Law: How a Reporter Covers Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, and Civil Litigators

Lecture Poster - April 6

Law, Politics, and the Media Lecture Series

Time: Wednesday, April 6th at 4:00 PM

Location: Dineen Hall, Feinberg Lecture Hall – Room 360

 At the Intersection of Journalism and Law: How a Reporter Covers Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, and Civil Litigators

Speaker: Ken Armstrong

Armstrong is a 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winner in investigative reporting. He is currently a staff reporter for The Marshall Project, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization covering America’s criminal justice system.

Co-sponsored by The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the

Media, The Tully Center for Free Speech, and The Kissel Fund for Civil