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Andersen Jones appears on RadioWest to discuss wrap-up of SCOTUS term

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones appeared on RadioWest recently to discuss the recent decisions released by the U.S. Supreme Court as well as the pending Supreme Court vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Listen to the full segment here.  Andersen Jones also discussed similar issues […]

Andersen Jones interviewed by KUED’s Utah Conversations Show about “fake news”

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor RonNell Andersen Jones was interviewed by KUED’s Utah Conversations Show on her research about “fake news” and its impact on democracy. Click here to watch the full interview »

Jones appears on panel at National Press Club on First Amendment in the Digital Age

 University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones joined other prominent First Amendment scholars and top media lawyers for a special event at the National Press Club on Friday, April 6. At the conference, “Truth, Trust, and the First Amendment in the Digital Age,” Jones shared insights from her research on recent press-freedom trends […]

Andersen Jones publishes commentary about state of journalism under Trump administration on CNN

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones recently published an op-ed about the free press on CNN.  The commentary, “Value your constitutional rights? Thank a journalist,” explores the assault on the free press under the Trump administration. Read the commentary in its entirety here.   

Andersen Jones interviewed by PolitiFact about Trump and fake news

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones was interviewed by PolitiFact about the definition of “fake news” and differing viewpoints of that definition between President Donald Trump and the mainstream media. Read the article here.

Wildermuth and Andersen Jones interviewed on RadioWest about new term for U.S. Supreme Court

Amy Wildermuth and RonNell Andersen Jones, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on KUER’s RadioWest on Monday to discuss a new term for the U.S. Supreme Court. Host Doug Fabrizio interviewed the professors about the dynamics of the bench and the effect of President Trump’s appointment Neil Gorsuch. […]

Andersen Jones and Heiny interviewed by Salt Lake Tribune on Court of Appeals milestone

RonNell Andersen Jones and Louisa Heiny, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, were quoted in a recent article in The Salt Lake Tribune titled “Women now hold the majority on the Utah Court of Appeals for the first time.” Read the full article here.

Andersen Jones interviewed on BYU Radio about Trump and the press

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones participated in an interview on BYU Radio’s Top of Mind Show about Trump and the press. Click here to listen to the interview »

Andersen Jones quoted by Vanity Fair and other media outlets about Trump’s feud with the media

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor RonNell Andersen Jones has been quoted by multiple media outlets about President Trump’s war with the media. Andersen Jones stated: “The evidence is overwhelming that Trump is engaged in something more substantial and more troubling than his predecessors,” Jones wrote in the study. “Because he appears […]

The president’s “enemy” rhetoric and the press

President Trump’s declarations that the press is the “enemy of the American people,” accompanied by overt hostile acts, are not merely different in degree but different in kind from the tensions and antagonisms with the media that have punctuated many previous presidencies, according to two Utah law professors. RonNell Andersen Jones of the University of […]