Category Archives: Teresa Koberstein: Author

Censorship News: The Video Game Issue

NCAC devotes the latest issue of Censorship News to video games and the latest in a series of efforts to “protect” minors by restricting their freedom of speech. We discuss the video game case heard in the Supreme Court on … Continue reading

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20 Banned Album Covers

On occasion of the controversy over the sexually suggestive cover of Kanye West’s upcoming album “My Beautiful Twisted Dark Fantasy,” Billboard has created a fun slideshow of 20 banned album covers. Check them out here: If you want to learn … Continue reading

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Book censorship round-up for this week

Suzanne Collins’s young adult novel The Hunger Games is challenged in New Hampshire by a parent whose 11-year old said the book gave her nightmares. The parent has yet to file a formal complaint or read the book. Regardless, the … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2010 YFEP Film Contest Judges!

Announcing our esteemed judges for our youth film contest I’m All For Free Speech, BUT…! Jordan Allen, 2009 Film Contest Winner Tom Shadyac, filmmaker/screenwriter (including Ace Ventura, Liar Liar, Evan Almighty) Cecily von Ziegesar, author of young adult books Gossip … Continue reading

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Download 74 Banned Books for Free!

Wanna get your banned books reading on?  In celebration of last week’s Banned Books Week, Internet Archive has opened up access to 74 banned books. Check them out – download is available in many different formats. You can also view … Continue reading

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Decency, Respect and Community Standards: What Offends Us Now?

TONIGHT, NCAC and The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School have invited several prominent visual artists to participate in a discussion about visual expression that provokes controversy today. Some of these artists are associated with … Continue reading

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Is “controversy” a dirty word for arts institutions?

Last Wednesday NCAC and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School were joined by Bill Ivey, Beka Economopoulos, Magdalena Sawon, Nato Thompson, Martha Wilson, and moderator Laura Flanders of GritTV, to discuss public funding of … Continue reading

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