April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar: Public Recording of Government Employees and Facilities
First Amendment Auditors are a loosely organized social media campaign to “audit” government spaces and agencies for alleged First Amendment violations. The individuals and groups undertaking these self-described “First Amendment Audits” claim a right to film in any space accessible to the public, arguing that they’re entitled to do so as taxpayers and citizen journalists.
The trend has law enforcement and other government employees wondering about the legitimacy of these auditors’ claims.