Last month, after years of fierce debate, the Federal Election Commission issued new rules that are designed to regulate online political activity. This decision has caused a storm of controversy. A primary lightning rod in the dispute is Carol C. Darr, a scholar affiliated with George Washington University who argues that political blogging could create loopholes that should be closed. Her views have drawn fire from both the left and the right.
Read more about the controversy at http://chronicle.com/free/v52/i33/33a01801.htm
Carol Darr will be a guest for an online discussion at The Chronicle Web site that is free and open to the public. The colloquy will take place on Thursday, April 20, at noon (U.S. Eastern Time).
Questioners can pose their queries in advance by visiting http://chronicle.com/colloquy.
Evan R. Goldstein
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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