Discussions about potential bans highlight the tension between Western countries and China over the app.
The Netanyahu government is pressuring Israel’s most prominent left-leaning newspaper over its coverage of the war in Gaza.
We’re all familiar with a green ‘G’ or a red ‘MA’ on a movie poster, but those ratings don’t have any basis in what we know about child development. They’d be much more useful for parents if they did.
One person’s content moderation is another’s censorship when it comes to Democrats’ and Republicans’ views on handling misinformation.
The film Barbie is seen as an icon of American values , but is still proving popular in Russia.
A lecturer in English literature gets her students to examine children’s books through the lens of race, class and sexuality.
It was reported this week that Queen’s song Fat Bottomed Girls has not been included in a greatest hits compilation aimed at children – presumably because of the lyrics.
The hijacking of freedom by far-right politicians like Florida’s Ron DeSantis raises crucial questions about whose freedom is truly at stake in a time of tyranny.
To read broadly and deeply is a marvellous thing that can make us alert to the wide-ranging varieties of being. But no book will condemn or redeem us.
Distinct from civil disobedience, this legal strategy demands complete compliance with the law – even when there are loopholes that the laws’ creators didn’t intend.
There are different tactics that governments can use to block the internet, some more sophisticated than others.
Writers have challenged oppression, exposed social injustices and advocated for political change.
Librarians are defending the rights of readers and writers in the battle raging across the US over censorship, book challenges and book bans. That conflict has even changed how librarians are trained.
Japanese filmmakers have been exploring the impacts of the second world war from as early as 1952.
In recent years, Indonesia has slashed the rate of deforestation. That’s why this new crackdown on researchers is so surprising.
Once the context of cultural and territorial appropriation by China in Southeast Asia are understood, Vietnam’s ban of the Barbie movie isn’t surprising.
There’s really no such thing as one global internet – it all depends on your perspective. But the internet is poised to fracturing even more.
The quality of public debate over free speech in higher education matters. And the debate right now gets the facts all wrong.
Book bans in Ron DeSantis’s Florida have censored beloved Australian author Mem Fox – for an illustrated character’s bath. But blanket nudity bans teach children bodies are ‘inherently sexual’.
The outrage misdirected at Lolita – and its author – does nothing to negate the realities it reflects. Reading Nabokov’s novel now raises questions about censorship, book banning and human nature.