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Academic Network for Researching Music Censorship

Over 40 professors, university researchers and students from the Nordic countries have established a network to provide an informed knowledge of the role of culture and music in a global world, and of the practices which cause restrictions and silencing

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Censorship: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Source: The Cornell Daily Sun – By Matt Samet Censorship of music takes various forms, the most common being the “radio edit.” The songs you hear on the radio are usually different from album versions in terms of length, but

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Jailed Cameroonian Musician Fights for Freedom of Expression

Source: VOA – By   One of Cameroon‘s best known and most controversial musicians, Lapiro de Mbanga, is spending this year’s fifth annual International Music Freedom Day at a Douala courthouse not far from his jail cell.  Lapiro is citing

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Today is Music Freedom Day

Source: care2.com – By Kristina Chew Imagine a world without music. Or—something I think would be just as bad—imagine a world in which there is music but you can choose none of it. Or, a world in which you have

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