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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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‘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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Banned Books Week: Celebrating The Freedom to Read

September 25−October 2, 2010 Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.  Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information

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Banned Books – U.S.

↑ Grab this Headline Animator BELOW IS A LIST OF FREQUENTLY BANNED BOOKS. YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO CHECK OUT THE BANNED BOOKS LISTS PUBLISHED BY The Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom. THE PDF FILES OF THESE FROM 2004-2010 CAN BE

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Censorship of The Arts in America (via Goodtalking’s Weblog)

This is a nice article on censorship from another blog. I have written before of America’s attitudes to the human body, and it’s censorship practices. I would like to expand on that and look now at Literature. It seems that

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