The decline of free speech on campus may be linked to the rise of social media, according to a new Gallup-Knight Foundation survey of U.S. college students.
The study, which surveyed 3,014 U.S. college students, showed that online discourse influences the way students view and use their free speech rights. Both the anonymity factor and blocking features on social media lend to the inability to have civil discussions in person.
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“We must acknowledge that, for students, the public square has moved online,” Knight Foundation vice...