Fearing backlash from parents, study shows many librarians censors themselves

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School Library Journal study: click on image to see more graphs

School Library Journal this month takes a look at self-censorship. After interviewing 655 media specialists across the county this fall, they found that  70% of librarians who responded to the survey chose not to purchase some books because they fear backlash from parents. The article also covers the problems with labeling books for objectionable content, and the ways in which censorship affects authors and kids.

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