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Egyptian ‘Fake News’ Law Could Censor Social-Media Users While Facebook remains muted on how to handle fake news, Egypt has issued its own legislation, which critics fear will censor social media.
Majority of Republicans Think Tech Companies Are Censoring Them While once a narrow view confined to hyperpartisan extremes, this narrative has become the new normal.
What Did Robert De Niro Say That Got Censored at the Tonys? Depending on how you watched Sunday night’s show, you might not have heard it at all.
let them eat cake!
When a Feminist Artist Is Censored by a Feminist Gallery Natalie Frank’s Story of O pictures scared a lot of people. Including her gallerist.
Yes, Gone With the Wind Is Another Neo-Confederate Monument While Gone With the Wind is not a chiseled monument in a public place, it contributed to the mythology supporting Jim Crow just as powerfully.
Russia Bans Image of Putin With Long Eyelashes and Lipstick And in the process, ensures it’s published on news sites across the world.
beauty and the beast
North Carolina’s WRAL Censored Chappelle’s SNL In particular, little of Chappelle’s monologue was heard.
Do We Want Giant Tech Companies to Be Our Anti-Harassment Overlords? A new Google project highlights the potential for unintended consequences in the fight against harassment.
How China’s Biggest Social Network Works With the Government According to a whistle-blowing former censorship employee of Weibo, China’s largest social-networking platform with some 222 million active users, the Chinese government dictates exactly which posts can be published, or not, if they include “sensitive” words.
‘Feminist’ T-Shirt Censored in Middle-School Photo “I want everyone to realize that we need feminism.”
Egypt’s Cartoonists, After Charlie Hebdo Eight of Egypt’s political cartoonists react to the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
It’s Not Censorship to Ignore You Gamergate exemplifies anti-feminist free-speech paranoia.
have the breast time
Reporter Kicked Out of 9/11 Museum for Asking a Question Without Permission Amid some bad press, the museum will not have people doing unauthorized journalism.
NYT Story About Pakistan Disappeared in Pakistan A printer simply deleted the piece from the cover of the international edition of the paper.
Vagina Censored by Apple Siri, why does the iTunes store keep f*cking doing this?
NYPD Watching Over ‘Murderers’ Mural Wall The artist will need to get permission for his next painting.
Google Not in the Business of Censoring People Who Pee on Their Passports The company has updated its transparency report, including a special entry from Canada.
Putin Not So Hot on Angry Internet Commenters His campaign website has an online suggestion box.
Consensual Sex Story Is Tearing Yeshiva University Apart An essay in the student newspaper about premarital relations has caused an “uproar.”
LaSalle Student Newspaper Rebels Against Administration Officials demanded the paper hold a story about a teacher hiring strippers.
the future is coming
U.S. State Department’s Anti-Censorship Strategy? Funding the BBC To develop anti-jamming technology so citizens in Iran and China can access the news.
Lady Gaga Gets Gagged by Malaysia Being “Born This Way” doesn’t fly there.
China Is Not Backing Down to Porn China’s anti-pornography campaign is going strong.
The New Pornographers Forced to Cancel Show Owing to Nonexistent Connection to Pornography “After weeks of discussion and consideration, the irony of the band’s name was impossible to explain to many.”
American Idol Producers Retroactively Censor Katy Perry Unfortunately, they forgot to excise the performance’s most egregious offense.