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Indian Minister Calms Industry Fears Over Censorship

MUMBAI — Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, India’s Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting has attempted to allay film industry fears of growing censorship.
“We want film certification to be content based. 442 more words


Censorship on the radio today made me angry

This afternoon, while I was driving my son home from archery practice, I heard “Pumped-Up Kicks” come on the radio. If you’re not familiar with the song, it’s by Foster the People and it’s about… 1,020 more words

Life -- The Universe -- And Everything

Ordering Priorities

If you’ve clicked over to The Back Story to find out how this blog came to be, you know that when I wrote The Islanders… 296 more words


When someone tells me to censor myself

My train of thought goes something like this: Is this constructive criticism? What is the purpose of this self-censorship he’s advising? Is it stemming from his discomforts around the human body; is it a misogynistic rooted thought? 144 more words


Bye Democracy, Hello Gag Law

Yesterday the Spanish regime passed the Gag Law which makes this country to return to Francoism. Thousands of people protesting against this law wasn’t enough, either the international criticisms from United Nations, Council of Europe, Amnesty International, Greenpeace and other international organizations… all was useless, … 41 more words


Censorship and the Media

My experience with censorship and media in Egypt…

I always knew that the government was controlling the media in Egypt, because there were never news or talk shows that opposed or attacked the president, the ministers or any other official. 738 more words