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Recent Censorship Rewrites History, Music & Modern Art

Source: Pipe Dream – By Kathleen Rubino Censorship plays a crucial role in society; however, recently, censorship may seem to be going a bit too far. Classic novels are reworked to be more politically correct — songs by popular rock

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Censor Protesters Hope For New Ruling

Source: Toronto Sun – By Althia Raj, Parliamentary Bureau OTTAWA — Two radio stations, which flouted a censorship watchdog’s ruling and aired the unedited verison of a Dire Straits’ song repeatedly Friday, believe a complaint to the Canadian Broadcast Standards

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The FCC: Censors, Regulators and Snoopers

Source: TheHill.com – By Doug Holtz-Eakin These are busy times for the Federal Communications Commission. President Obama’s law school classmate, Julius Genachowski, managed to regulate the Internet, defying Congress and a unanimous holding from the D.C. Circuit.  The FCC also lost

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Opinion: A Call to Drop the Crosshairs

Source: AOL News By Ellen Hopkins Special to AOL News Having had to defend my books against would-be censors on several occasions, I’m particularly sensitive to this charge, so it gave me pause. But writers self-censor our work when we

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Seeking Contributors

Censorship in America is seeking contributors to help grow our article base, and increase awareness of censorship and First Amendment issues – many of which do not make the news because they are specific to a certain location. If you

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Censorship 2010 Recap

This is a recap of some of the censorship issues that took place in 2010 with links to the articles. “In a Time of Universal Deceit, Telling the Truth is a Revolutionary Act.” Stop The Internet Blacklist Shocking Censorship at Google News

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Censorship in America – Please Help

Censorship in America just started a new Facebook Page supporting our site. We are asking that you please click the “Like” button at the top of the left sidebar, or to follow this link and click the “Like” button. We are

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Dec 12, 1901: Marconi Sends First Atlantic Wireless Transmission

Italian physicist and radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi succeeds in sending the first radio transmission across the Atlantic Ocean, disproving detractors who told him that the curvature of the earth would limit transmission to 200 miles or less. The message–simply the

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F.C.C. Indecency Policy Rejected on Appeal

By: Edward Wyatt A federal appeals court struck down a Federal Communications Commission policy on indecency Tuesday, saying that regulations barring the use of “fleeting expletives” on radio and television violated the First Amendment because they were vague and could

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Music Censorship – A Timeline

  ↑ Grab this Headline Animator 1955 15,000 letters, mostly written by young adults, are sent to Chicago rock stations accusing them of playing “dirty” records. Radio station WABB runs editorials call “About The Music You won’t Hear on WABB.”

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