Georgia senators are advancing a proposal that would require school libraries to notify parents of every book their child checks out. The state Senate Education and Youth Committee voted 5-4 Tuesday to advance the bill to the full Senate for more debate.
During what the ALA is calling Banned Books week, more than a dozen high-profile authors are taking a stand against censorship. Author Michael Connelly alone has donated $1 million to the cause.
The Addams Family, Clue and Frozen JR were among the most popular shows, according to a new survey. But the report also showed that drama teachers are nervous about censorship.
The slasher film Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey has been pulled from theaters in Hong Kong and Macau - and not because of its terrible Rotten Tomatoes score. The Silly Old Bear has been used in protest memes against President Xi Jinping.
The film featuring a murderous Pooh bear has been pulled from theaters in Hong Kong and Macau without explanation. Some say it's a result of China's censorship of memes related to leader Xi Jinping.
High school theater teachers fear their stages will be the next battleground in the culture war. Plays have been canceled or removed when local officials claim the content is inappropriate.
The BBC documentary interviews journalists, activists and victims of the 2002 unrest, which left more than 1,000 people dead. They say the prime minister, then a regional leader, looked the other way.
It started in July. The callers live in Gourd Island, and they were hoping to share an important message that they say was being ignored by their local authorities.
In China, the new "Minions" movie ends with assurances that the bad guy serves time, rather than escapes. NPR's Scott Simon details how Chinese authorities could adjust the endings of other movies.
Russia's communications regulator says it will fine Wikipedia up to $47,000 for not complying with requests to take down information. It has made similar warnings to Google about YouTube videos.
The Artistic Freedom Initiative contends that consolidated state power under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and artists' self-censorship has led to an "existential crisis."
When visitors make their way to Italy's pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020, most will only see the head of Michelangelo's famous statue
Administrators tore out a two-page timeline depicting recent events, including the police killing of George Floyd, the COVID-19 pandemic and the Jan. 6 insurrection. They cited "community backlash."
Studies based on private health data are crucial to understanding dangers posed by pollution. A new rule makes it harder for the EPA to consider many studies when setting safeguards.
One law would allow for the blocking of foreign websites that it says "discriminate" against Russian media, while another would allow people convicted of slander to be jailed for up to two years.