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“User Generated Censorship” Talk at Knight Foundation

NCAC board member Chris Peterson gave an excellent presentation –as part of a MIT Civic Ignite program with the Knight Foundation– on how “user generated censorship” can emerge in social media like Digg and Facebook . Chris’ talk starts at … Continue reading

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Doonesbury “Abortion” Strips: Who Didn’t Run Them, and How to Contact

With regularity, editors at some papers choose not to run an episode of Garry Trudeau’s “Doonesbury” strip. The latest incident involved satirical commentary on state lawmakers requiring women to undergo invasive and medically unnecessary ultrasounds before abortions.  A large number … Continue reading

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