Jemele Hill: A Closer Look at Free Speech

Jordan Benefiel | Staff Writer The contentious contrast between censorship and brand preservation is not a new problem. Deciding what power companies have over their employee’s abilities to express their opinions is a thorny topic. On the one hand, the first amendment guarantees us free speech, but on the other, people knowingly sign contracts that detail what they can and cannot say if they are to keep their jobs. The question then must be, if the topic is important enough, should one speak out anyway? Recently, ESPN host Jemele Hill was suspended for two weeks due to breaching her contracts … Continue reading Jemele Hill: A Closer Look at Free Speech