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Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West will join the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University as a visiting senior research scholar for the 2023-24 academic year. She will work with the University of Utah's RonNell Andersen Jones to "explore how law and policy can better protect journalism and core press functions in the United States." The pair will engage scholars and practitioners in law, media studies, technology, history and political science in a series of regional workshops and blog posts, leading up to a major symposium on the "contours and future of press freedom" to be held spring 2024.