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Ransom Center Exhibition Explores Forces Behind Censorship in United States Between Two World Wars

AUSTIN, Texas — “Banned, Burned, Seized, and Censored,” an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, reveals the rarely seen “machinery” of censorship in the United States between the two world wars. The exhibition runs from Sept. 6 to Jan. 22,

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Posted in Censorship, Government Control, Media Censorship

University to Review Library’s Cabinet Collection

Source: Times of Malta “It is the books that are being protected from the users rather than the users protected from the books” – library committee The University of Malta’s Senate Library Committee said today that it was setting up

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Book Censorship – Ministry Report a Victory for Rationality – Mario Azzopardi

Source: The Malta Independent Online – By Francesca Vella Author Mario Azzopardi has welcomed the conclusions of a government report that found his book − Vampir u rakkonti oħra, which had been banned from government secondary school libraries − should

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Book Censorship is ‘Patronising’ Students

Source: Times of Malta The Arts Students Association (ASA) has reiterated its position against censorship in the light of the recent book controversy in secondary schools and at University. The organisation is in favour of age guidelines and certification but

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Mayor Abuses Power, Imposes Censorship

Source: Norwich Bulletin – By Liz Thompson Enfield Mayor Scott Kaupin was 100 percent out of line in pressuring librarian Henry Dutcher to suspend the showing of Michael Moore’s documentary “Sicko.” This action shows that Mayor Kaupin not only is

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‘Educational System Prone to Manipulation’ – Front Against Censorship

Source: The Malta Independent Online – By Annaliza Borg The decision to ban Mario Azzopardi’s books Alicia titkellem mill-Imwiet and Vampir from secondary school libraries was taken on ideological grounds and suggested the educational system is prone to manipulation through

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Ministry Denies School Libraries Censorship Claims

Source: TimesofMalta.com The Ministry of Education said this evening that a group has been appointed to advise the minister on the running of school libraries and the books which may be kept there. The statement was issued after criticism that

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Leftists Upset About “Huck Finn” Censorship Have Only Themselves to Blame

Source: NewsRealBlog As outdated as the Left claims the Constitution to be, when it serves their purposes they dramatically embrace the First Amendment. The Left loves a good censorship controversy, and there is seldom anything that brings out the leftist

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

We Shouldn’t Censor History

Source: National Post By Barbara Kay This text is a classic work of art that shouldn’t be altered. A newly-released version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain will substitute the word “slave” for “nigger.” The Full Comment

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