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Control of the Internet is not a tinfoil hat cause. Please read this.

Denyse O'Leary | 6 Nov 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: censorship, internet control, media spin

Is “the most secretive White House ever” a new trend?

Denyse O'Leary | 29 Oct 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: censorship, government scandals, media criticism

Provincial Canadian court orders Google to block sites worldwide, in trade dispute

Denyse O'Leary | 24 Jun 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: censorship, Google, internet searches

Donner and Blitzen! Where’s my pipe?

Harley J. Sims | 08 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: censorship, literature, smoking
A publisher bowdlerises familiar verses to produce a non-smoking Santa for the edification of children.

A geek lesson about sensitivity

Harley J. Sims | 20 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: censorship, gender, language, race
If the language sensitivity police are right, one of the most expressive words of the tech revolution should be banned.

Movie morality is plummeting

William West | 10 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: censorship, films, teenagers
Film censors are allowing teens to access much more explicit content and few parents seem to care

Too much information?

Margaret Somerville | 23 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: censorship, euthanasia, patients' rights
The PR department of a hospital thought so, but patients are entitled to consider all sides of an issue such as euthanasia.

Court’s decency ruling: ‘Parents, you are on your own’

Mary Rice Hasson | 16 July 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: censorship, decency, media ethics
Thanks to a new US federal court decision, TV content is likely to slide still further, even faster.

Does Big Media really care about child abuse?

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 March 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: censorship, child safety, internet
One would think, given the current red alert about clerical child abusers, that the safety and innocence of children was pretty well number one priority with the media. But is it?

Google says no to China, censorship

Katie Hinderer | 24 March 2010 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: blogger, censorship, google, youtube

Verbal violence

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 February 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: advocacy for disabled, censorship, Media, political rhetoric
We're in a bout of unusual Press introspection again, because someone High Up mis-spoke, and touched off another war of words.

It’s not censorship, it’s parenting!

Erin Manning | 18 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, censorship, parenting
Removing books that are inappropriate for our kids is not the same as banning books.

Families becoming own censors

William West | 17 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: censorship, film, internet
As films, music and the internet become less and less child friendly many parents are taking over the task of censorship from government bodies.

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