Posts Tagged ‘ The Washington post ’

Comic Strip Banned from Local Papers

February 12, 2019
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Comic Strip Banned from Local Papers

Obscene Scribble Gets Syndicated Comic Strip “Non Sequitur” Removed From Multiple Newspapers Sunday, February 10th, some sharp-eyed newspaper readers got a shock with their morning funnies when long-running, syndicated comic strip, Non Sequitur contained an obscene message to the president. The creator, Wiley Miller apologized and assured readers and publishers that it was an accident, but that…

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Netflix Complies With Censorship Request from Saudi Arabia

January 3, 2019
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Netflix Complies With Censorship Request from Saudi Arabia

According to a Financial Times article, Netflix recently removed an episode of Patriot Act with Hassan Minhaj that was critical of Saudi Arabia after the kingdom threatened the episode was in breach of their internet cyber-crimes laws. The episode in question, episode 2 simply titled Saudi Arabia, is still available to watch outside of Saudi…

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Editorial Cartoonist, Rob Rogers, Pulled From Pittsburgh Paper

June 11, 2018
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Editorial Cartoonist, Rob Rogers, Pulled From Pittsburgh Paper

Award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rob Rogers, had a full week’s worth of cartoons killed by his superiors, an unprecedented editorial move that prompted public backlash in support of the cartoonist. Rogers has subsequently decided to take a vacation while differences between himself and his supervising editor are settled. According to The Washington Post,…

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