Ken Paulson

Ken Paulson is a journalist, lawyer and educator who has combined these roles as an advocate and expert on the First Amendment. He’s the director of the Free Speech Center and the former editor of USA Today, where he remains a columnist writing about First Amendment issues.

He’s also the former president of the First Amendment Center and the Newseum.

Ken is widely known for developing creative approaches to teaching the First Amendment, including a musical stage show called “Shut Up and Dance,” the social media campaign “Free to Tweet,” and the Emmy-honored national television show “Speaking Freely.”

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