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By PBS NewsHour
Recently, free speech and censorship on college campuses have been hotly debated. Nathan Heller of The New Yorker believes that the solution to this dilemma lies not in the way we speak, but in the way we listen. When people…
Cuba has one of the lowest rates of Internet connectivity in the Western Hemisphere. In this installment of our continuing series “Cuban Evolution,” Jeffrey Brown looks at Cuban access to the Internet, the effect it has on people’s lives and…
By Laura Santhanam
India recently banned 32 websites in an effort to thwart terrorism and preserve national security, according to government officials. However, questions remain about how India, the world’s largest democracy, balances the tension between free speech and national security. How effective…
By Joshua Barajas
Google’s email service appears to have been blocked by the Chinese government, renewing censorship concerns and further stressing an already contentious relationship between the Internet giant and China. The recent clampdown has also prevented access for third-party email clients, such…
By Nora Daly
PBS NewsHour will address the topic of censorship in a Twitter chat on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 1-2 p.m. EDT. Follow the conversation and share your opinion using #NewsHourChats.
By Corinne Segal
The school board in Jefferson County, Colo., voted last night to draw more community members into the course review process amid a debate over history curriculum that has led more than 1,000 students to walk out of class.
By Ruth Tam
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a ban on swearing in Russian films, television, theater, concerts and other live entertainment.
Recent events have raised questions about the freedom of the foreign press in China.
Chinese Citizens Share Outrage Online After Government Executes Food Vendor…
Growing dissent among young people and labor union members has sparked rare protests in China. Independent Television News' John Sparks reports from the southeastern city of Xintang, which saw four days of protests in recent weeks.
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