Spicer yields to religious pressure
- Censorship exhibit available. // Academe;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p13
Reports on the new censorship exhibit developed by the Long Island Coalition Against Censorship called `Censorship in Public Colleges and Universities.' College censorship; Academic freedom; Protection of First Amendment rights.
- Look who came to dinner. Touby, Frank // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/21/93, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p34
States that while former South African terrorist Nelson Mandela and Salman Rushdie, a target of Muslim terrorism, were allowed to speak in Victoria, two members of the Canadian League of Rights were not allowed to hold a dinner meeting. Mayor David Turner, who scared the hotel into not serving...
- Gagging on NDP censorship. Vanagas, Steve // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/21/93, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p34
Investigates Bill 33, the Human Rights Amendment Act, which lawyers, academics, clerics and journalists warn poses an almost boundless threat to free speech in British Columbia. Reaction to the bill negative as successive groups imagined its possible effects on them; Contention of the New...
- It is time to stand up and be counted against censorship's multifaceted forms. Coren, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/30/95, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p39
Argues that literary censorship can occur in more subtle and insidious ways than straightforward banning. Censorship in reviews; Exclusion from media coverage; Attempts to marginalize an author; William Gairdner of Canada and other authors who have experienced this treatment.
- The JAL guide to professional literature: Censorship. Altman, Ellen; Pratt, Allan // Journal of Academic Librarianship;Jul98, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p340
Summarizes journal articles and other publications on censorship. Includes `Academe, Censorship and the Internet,' by A. Graham Peace, published in the `Journal of Information Ethics' and `The Santa Rosa Case: Women-Only Forums on the Internet and the First Amendment,' by Leslie Regan Shade,...
- Let common sense prevail in space secrecy. Kolcum, E.H. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/18/89 & 12/25/89, Vol. 131 Issue 25, p49
Opinion. Argues for less unnecessary, expensive and arbitrary secrecy and censorship concerning the space activities of military and intelligence agencies, and more use of common sense in making secrecy policy decisions.
- Newspeak, feminist style. Lerner, R.; Rothman, S. // Commentary;Apr90, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p54
Opinion. Criticizes alleged censorship of textbooks on the grounds that they are sexist. Process of reshaping texts; Educational reform; Federal role and role of states; Reactions to conservative calls for change versus reactions to feminist callsfor change.
- Artistic expression and government support: New perspectives on old issues. Urice, J.K. // Design for Arts in Education;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p2
Opinion. Deals with the issues of artistic freedom versus government oversight, direct federal funding, and government control. Notes recent controversy surrounding 2 Live Crew and Robert Mapplethorpe as well as past controversies. Threatened existence of National Endowment for the Arts...
- Book banning. Brown, Christiane N. // Good Housekeeping;Jan94, Vol. 218 Issue 1, p165
Focuses on book banning with emphasis on ways for parents to prevent book censorship. Number of censoring attempts in 44 states according to anti-censorship organization People for the American Way; Knowing school's book-selection policy; Formation of a committee of parents, school personnel...