Rodrigo Duterte's authoritarianism has progressed from death squads and martial law to cracking down on press freedom.
Fairytales are increasingly being targeted for giving girls inappropriate messages. But these stories have always evolved with the times, and talk of banning them is misguided.
China's most popular social media app WeChat is on the rise in Australia thanks to demand from Chinese students and tourists. Here's what you need to know if you plan to use it.
Citizens should be free to criticize government authorities on social media platforms, and muzzling such criticism may well be unconstitutional.
Artists, free speech advocates and gay rights activists in Brazil are dismayed after an LGBTQ-centric exhibit was closed because the subject matter offended evangelical Christians.
In Turkey, Twitter has become a dangerous platform, with some seven people detained daily for posting anti-government messages.
In his lifetime Anthony Burgess was a strong advocate of free expression. A forthcoming book promises to bring his political writing back into focus.
It's a new constitutional question for the internet age: Should the president be allowed to block someone on Twitter?
Tehran is fostering a start-up industry as a possible motor to solve Iran's unemployment crisis.
Text and video 'mining' could be used to automatically detect violent language and behaviour.
Handing over censorship to authors and writers themselves may actually make it harsher.
Here's why I'm supporting this weekend's March for Science.
Facebook has agreed to remove 85% of content to respect Pakistan crusade against 'blasphemy', leading the way to a whole new era of censorship on freedom of thought.
The growing incidence of racism on social media in South Africa suggests that there are consequences. Whether there ought to be criminal sanctions remains an ongoing debate.
It's vital that the problems at the South African Broadcasting Corporation be fixed in the public interest and for democracy, given its wide media reach in the country.
Arguably the most obscene and offensive work of fiction ever written is going to be sold in America as a mainstream classic for the first time.
By denying 'Aquarius' its chance at the Oscars, Brazil's government summoned memories of dictatorship-era censorship and brought the film unprecedented attention.
A myth is doing serious injustice to the way historians have approached decolonisation.
The young adult novel "Eleanor & Park" is a frequent target for book challengers. But swears and sex aside, there's something deeply subversive – and important – about this controversial book.
Making decisions about what people do and don't read is the traditional role of an editor, no matter what Facebook claims.