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Censored
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Daniel floats through life playing video games and hating school. Until one English assignment changes everything. With a newfound passion for creative writing, Daniel finally sees a purpose in his life. But there are people who aren't happy that Daniel has found a voice. Book burnings are a thing of the past, but censorship is still alive and well. What exactly does it take to silence a voice?
Media and National Development: Perdana Discourse Series 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
In this publication, the role of the media - including that of bloggers - in Malaysia's national development is discussed at length. Malaysia's fourth Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad explained the government view of the press, and why controls were regarded as necessary. He also addressed concerns on media freedom, responsibility, transparency, and objectivity.
Banned and Blacklisted: Too Hot for Hollywood
Price: Free! Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This volume from Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA) features essays on key films that experienced bans as well as various Hollywood talents that were impacted by the blacklist. These entries were featured in the Winter 2017 CMBA Blogathon, as written by bloggers belonging to CMBA. A selection of the resulting articles has been published here for the enjoyment of fellow classic film fans.
The Night Librarian
Price: Free! Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Naively feeding her school’s anti-intellectual mood by hosting book burning parties, The Night Librarian follows Agnes Jackson as she comes to an act of civil disobedience that destroys the heart of her school and puts her on the run.
Kidnapped - Censorship in Honduras by Dina Meza
Price: Free! Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Freedom of expression in Honduras has been kidnapped. Those who are afraid of the truth attempt to imprison it in the depths of the earth.
A fri wortu / Het vrije woord - Censuur in Suriname door Sylvana van den Braak
Price: Free! Words: 24,480. Language: Dutch. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Het vrije woord (Fri Wortu) is geen gemeengoed in Suriname. Sylvana van den Braak laat zien hoe, na de militaire coup in de jaren 1980, een periode van censuur en dictatuur begon. Ondanks democratische verkiezingen probeert de overheid nog steeds, op zijn eigen speciale manier, de media te beïnvloeden.
A fri wortu / The free word - Censorship in Surinam by Sylvana van den Braak
Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Free speech (Fri Wortu) is not common in Surinam. Sylvana van den Braak shows how, after the military coup in the 1980s, a period began of censorship and dictatorship.
Bans, jails and shameless lies - Censorship in Turkye by Fréderike Geerdink
Price: Free! Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
On the one hand, the lack of press freedom in Turkey is an extremely brief story – it doesn’t exist – but on the other it reveals a knot of undemocratic laws, feeble journalistic traditions and huge economic and political interests that are hard to entangle.
Speaking in silence - Censorship in Vietnam by Bui Thanh Hieu
Price: Free! Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In the holiday paradise Vietnam, social media are allowed only to provide and exchange personal information. Bloggers and cyberdissidents who dare to question the government’s legitimacy or domestic policies are ruthlessly suppressed.
Censorship alert by Peter de Haan
Price: Free! Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Dutch economist and diplomat Peter de Haan describes the worrying increase of censorship and self-censorship in the world.