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This edition: Student Free Speech on the Web

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 22, 2011.

Two recent court rulings in Pennsylvania found that students have a right to mock their teachers online. Adam Goldstein of the Student Press Law Center explains why that matters. Then Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching's Derek Bruff on why he thinks Twitter is a valuable classroom tool. We continue our Start-Up City series with Rachael Chong, founder of Catchafire, a website that matches potential volunteers with organizations that can use their skills. Then a look at two web apps: TurboVote, which facilitates voting from home, and Universal Subtitles, a wiki for subtitling online video.

Guest List

Derek Bruff Assistant Director, Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching

Rachael Chong CEO & Founder, Catchafire

Seth Flaxman Executive Director, TurboVote

Adam Goldstein Attorney Advocate, Student Press Law Center

Dean Jansen Universal Subtitles

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