Posts Tagged ‘ newspaper ’

Montana Alternative School “Free the Nipple” Article Sparks District-Wide Controversy

March 23, 2016
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"Free the Nipple"

The publication of controversial topless images and profanity in a Missoula County, Montana, high school paper has led to the recall of a school newspaper, a three-day suspension of Principal Jane Bennett, and incited serious discussion about what constitutes “obscene” and to what extent school officials should regulate student’s right to free speech in school…

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Indian Newspaper Under Legal Fire For Publishing ISIS Cartoon

December 7, 2015
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Marathi Daily

A controversial cartoon printed in the Sunday edition of Indian newspaper Marathi Daily has put the owner, editor, and cartoonist in hot water with the Islamic community. Called “blasphemous” and religiously insensitive, the cartoon accompanied an article entitled “ISIS Money” and depicted the image of a piggybank with Urdu — the national language of Pakistan…

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Sudanese Government Seizes Newspaper to Suppress Cartoon

September 22, 2015
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Sudanese Government Seizes Newspaper to Suppress Cartoon

In the midst of a press censorship spree over the weekend, Sudanese government authorities seized the entire Sunday print run of Al-Khartoum newspaper, apparently in retaliation for an editorial cartoon that appeared on the front page. Ironically, the cartoon criticized the one-sided nature of ongoing “dialogues” which are intended in part to improve freedom of…

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