Inside Liberty University’s ‘culture of fear’: How Jerry Falwell Jr. silences students and professors who reject his pro-Trump politics.

By 2016, Liberty’s efforts to limit free expression were already
well-established. (“The big victory was finding a way to tame the
faculty,” Falwell told
the New York Times last year for a story about privileging Liberty’s
financial growth over its academics.) But the school’s methods became
even more aggressive after Falwell endorsed Donald Trump early that year, according to multiple current and former faculty members.

Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Rebecca Tan

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donald trump, evangelicals, fake news, trumps america, and ultra right
DATE PUBLISHED
2019-07-26 (Modified: 2019-07-26)

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