Punk Rock Resisting Islamophobia (Sep 22, 2017 14:00)
Originally posted at Discoveries Punk rock has a long history of anti-racism, and now a...

Syrian mother and daughter journalists murdered in Istanbul (Sep 22, 2017 13:47)
The bodies of Syrian journalists Orouba Barakat and her daughter Halla Barakat were dis...

Azerbaijan’s war on journalism rolls on (Sep 22, 2017 10:22)
The government of Azerbaijan is waging a war on independent journalism both in the coun...

The Smog Chancellor (Sep 21, 2017 09:41)
Who is the world’s leading environmental vandal? The answer may surprise you. By George...

Fourteen months on from arrest, Zaman journalists appear in court (Sep 21, 2017 09:12)
The Zaman media case in which 31 journalists, columnists and staff are being tried of m...

#BannedBooksWeek: Controversial speaker coming to campus? Webinar on disinvited speakers and academic freedom (Sep 20, 2017 16:08)
The post #BannedBooksWeek: Controversial speaker coming to campus? Webinar on disinvite...

What’s Trending? The Crime Drop (Sep 20, 2017 14:00)
Over at Family Inequality, Phil Cohen has a list of demographic facts you should know c...

Cartoons cut from European Parliament exhibition for “controversial content” (Sep 20, 2017 09:03)
The European Parliament is accused of censoring a series of political cartoons from Gre...

Mapping Media Freedom verifies 571 threats to press freedom in first half of 2017 (Sep 20, 2017 06:30)
Index on Censorship’s database tracking violations of press freedom recorded 571 verifi...

Free to air: Radio reborn (Sep 19, 2017 15:35)
Join Index on Censorship magazine for the launch of the autumn 2017 celebrating all thi...

Mafia versus the media: Italian journalists face upsurge in threats and intimidation (Sep 19, 2017 11:49)
There are currently 20 journalists under police escort in Italy, including Paolo Borrom...

When Bros Hug (Sep 18, 2017 13:12)
In February, CBS Sunday Morning aired a short news segment on the bro hug phenomenon: a...

Negotiating the nipple cover-up (Sep 18, 2017 12:37)
In the Autumn issue of Index on Censorship magazine, we explore the censorship of the f...

Research Finds Obesity is in the Eye of the Beholder (Sep 15, 2017 13:00)
In an era of body positivity, more people are noting the way American culture stigmatiz...

Urge, Splurge, Purge (Sep 15, 2017 09:32)
The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads...

Turkey: Court rules that Cumhuriyet journalists will remain under arrest (Sep 14, 2017 12:25)
The Cumhuriyet trial resumed on 11 September. The court issued an interim ruling to kee...

The Cost of Sexual Harassment (Sep 13, 2017 12:00)
Originally posted at Gender & Society Last summer, Donald Trump shared how he hoped...

How Do We Get Out of This Mess? (Sep 11, 2017 13:28)
Four observations and one political story that turn despair into hope By George Monbiot...

Americans At Work: Not A Pretty Picture (Sep 8, 2017 13:00)
Originally posted at Reports from the Economic Front. What is work like for Americans? ...

The Lady Has Turned (Sep 8, 2017 12:13)
Aung San Suu Kyi should lose her Nobel Prize, as a result of her disgraceful complicity...

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