Tag Archives: Censorship

On SAGE Insight: To celebrate Banned Books Week: Censoring Shakespeare

From Index on Censorship To mark Banned Books Week SAGE is delighted to offer free access to these Index on Censorship magazine articles: Barring the Bard: Actor Jennifer Leong on confronting attempts to censorperformances of Shakespeare around the world Jennifer … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Getting print out: Self-publishing may be a new solution to censorship in China and other countries

From Index on Censorship Crowdsourcing is helping authors get their books directly to audiences when traditional publishers are worried about government pressure. In some countries where censorship of literature is commonplace, authors are pursuing other options by circulating a free … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: What difference has the Russian Revolution made to freedoms today?

From Index on Censorship Magazine 100 years on, the long shadows that Russia’s 1917 revolution cast on freedoms globally is the subject of a new special report in Index on Censorship Magazine. Lenin believed that journalists, novelists and opinion formers … Continue reading

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Who is winning the battle to control the internet?

From Index on Censorship A diverse landscape for open debate, creativity and innovation, the digital world has in many ways been a gift for free expression. A place for spreading news quickly and information-sharing, for highlighting the most profound violations … Continue reading

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Internet trolls: Inciting the censorship versus free speech debate

Meet the trolls From Index on Censorship This article examines trolling subcultures revealing what they are and how they operate. It considers how attention to the movement has placed trolling squarely at the centre of emergent debates surrounding online censorship. … Continue reading

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Are WikiLeaks revelations an essential method of holding the US government to account?

The urge to classify From Index on Censorship Are revelations by WikiLeaks one of the few means of holding the government to account? When Barack Obama took office as president he identified transparency as one of the highest priorities on … Continue reading

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Censoring cyberspace

From Index on censorship This special issue calls for a new approach to tackling censorship online. As cyberspace has become the arena for political activism, governments are growing more sophisticated in controlling free expression online – from surveillance to filtering. … Continue reading

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