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Attacks on the Press: Journalism on the World's Front Lines

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Discussion of the hyporitically perverse moral pretenses that american society has employed and continues to employ, for the past 200-350 years, for the purpose of denying the Truth of the remarkably unrelenting genocide that it has carried out against african blacks and native indians. Or, a local church group may request that music CDs be removed from the collection. When the classroom environment is chilled, honest exchange of views is replaced by guarded discourse and teachers lose the ability to guide their students effectively.

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Dramatic and Theatrical Censorship of Sixteenth-Century New

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Read the off-site article Guidelines for Dealing with Censorship of Nonprint and Multimedia Materials (2004) from the NCTE Standing Committee Against Censorship. It required printers to submit all manuscripts to church authorities for their approval prior to publication. Andrew Jacobs, 2012. “Chatter of doomsday makes Beijing nervous,” New York Times (19 December), at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/20/world/asia/doomsday-chatter-makes-chinese-government-nervous.html, accessed 28 June 2013.

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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): Background and Policy

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Jillian York, the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, seemed frustrated by the company’s increasing use of the “country-withheld content” tool, judging by some of her comments on Twitter — and some critics of Tufekci’s stance on the issue have argued that the feature actually makes the problem worse by making it less obvious that censorship has occurred. It’s Me, Margaret. in 1970, Blume has stood as a both an observer and a voice for adolescent girls and boys.

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Mark Twain: Banned, Challenged, and Censored (Authors of

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Controversial cinema: the films that outraged America / Kendall R. College writing is not a five paragraph essay that repeats the literary analysis found in a textbook or a lecture. Bridge to Terabithia written by Katherine Paterson, challenged because “death is central to the plot” and it “encourages disrespect of adults.” James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, challenged because of “profanity” and that it “encourages disrespect of adults.” Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh, challenged because it “teaches children to lie, spy, talk back to adults and curse.” How To Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell, challenged because it “encourages children to engage in anti-social behaviour” (at a guess, frying worms, and then eating them).

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Censorship '71.

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This week CAA invited Jonathan Katz, cocurator of Hide/Seek, to chair a special Centennial session at the 2011 Annual Conference in New York. On Sunday, America Needs Fatima, a campaign of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP), held a protes t in front of the museum. The central problem is not an unfamiliar one to scholars, and it has happened many times over the years. Sexual acts, especially porn, would sometimes illustrate many unnatural and disturbing videos.

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Censored 2001: Featuring 25 Years of Censored News and the

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Milo Yiannopoulos elaborated on these two points in a Saturday post at Breitbart. At the same time, however, our analysis observed inconsistent patterns in how sensitive topics and events were targeted for surveillance. The majority of the population is Protestant, while smaller percentages of the population are Roman Catholic, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu and Bahá’í. Shall we integrate from Marketing to E-Marketing? Campus censorship in particular remains a hot-button topic for colleges and universities—especially as they struggle to define where free speech ends and bullying begins.

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Hit List: Frequently Challenged Books for Children

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The Internet is indeed an unparalleled information medium. In many of the book protests I’ve encountered the implication seems to be that the supposedly wrong type of book could corrupt, not only the minds of children, but society as a whole. According to Sina’s head director, Chen Tong, the company’s microblog censorship process includes: “24–7 policing; constant coordination between the editorial department and the ‘monitoring department’ ...; daily meetings; and systems through which both editors and users are constantly reporting problematic content” (MacKinnon, 2010).

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Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds (Banned Books) by

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To not only ensure we’re putting the education of children (not the politics of education) first, but to also realize kids aren’t dumb. When you walk inside expecting to be greeted by many more positive faces, you see none, and so you walk over and sit down at your desk. Rundle, Christopher (1999) "Publishing Translations in Mussolini's Italy: A case study of Arnoldo Mondadori" in Susan Bassnett, Rosa Maria Bollettieri Bosinelli and Margherita Ulrych (ed) Textus.

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Rants

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All insurance premiums will become so exorbitant that very few people will be able to afford insuring their properties (homes, cars, businesses, etc.) in the very near future. There are various forms of censorship; some may completely alter the original message or some may simply be hiding the truth. The author reviews the history of the UFO controversy for evidence of standard censorship methods and shows that, indeed, most of the same censorship techniques employed during other national crises have been applied to managing information about UFOs.

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Islam and Free Speech (Encounter Broadside)

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Students will write a persuasive piece to the governing board about their chosen title. The letter concludes with several statements about censorship. "We support necessary censorship of Internet content and communications, whether it is on Google or any other foreign or domestic company," the authors write. "But we hope that such censorship should be conducted as follows:" It should be based on clear laws, the related regulations and censorship procedures should not violate China's constitution and laws.

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