Monthly Archives: November 2012

Teens Win Censorship Battle Against Sony Over “Read It” Video

Lansdowne public librarian Abbe Klebanoff came to us last week, dismayed over Sony’s censorship of a video she and her students had made to encourage teens to read. The video takes Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” and transformed the song into … Continue reading

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Small-Town Librarian Takes On Sony–and Wins

Don’t mess with Abbe Klebanoff, the head of public services for Pennsylvania’s Lansdowne Public Library. She encouraged teens to create a music video called “Read It” to the music of Michael Jackson’s song, “Beat It,” and posted it on YouTube. What … Continue reading

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Parent Attempts to Have “Most Dangerous Game” Removed in Colorado School

New York City may have been on pause for a bit after superstorm Sandy, but censorship attempts were certainly not taking a break. The mother of an 8th grader at Bromley East Charter School in Brighton, Colorado evidently lodged a … Continue reading

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We Made It Through Sandy…

…with some minor scrapes. This photo of NCAC’s block in the South Street Seaport in Manhattan was taken during superstorm Sandy. Our building was flooded with 5 feet of mucky saltwater, there was electrical damage and we’re still grappling with … Continue reading

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