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Our ever more private public spaces

The latest billboard controversy, around the removal of a billboard paid for by a Texas anti-abortion group from an advertising space in SoHo, owned by Lamar Advertising, comes as no surprise. In 2006 Lamar refused to run photographs by Polish … Continue reading

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Public speech at the mercy of a heckler’s veto

A billboard with the words “Don’t Believe In God? You are not alone” was removed from a site in downtown Cincinnati because of threats received by the owner of the site. Even though both the freedom of religion (including the … Continue reading

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