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Cases of suspension from teaching (and salary) or other sanctions to university professors following public interventions on social media with content judged insulting and offensive by academic authorities are cyclically discussed. When an institutional figure - such as a university professor - expresses his or her personal opinions publicly on social media, is he or she a citizen like any other, or does his or her role carry greater obligations? Is there a limit to freedom of expression? We talked about this with Antonella Besussi, Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Milan. In 5 minutes, with the interviews of NaspRead.eu! Here's why, according to her, responsibility at these junctures can only be self-imposed.
Interview and editing: Giulia Riva
English subs: Gianluca Pozzoni