The UK Council for Child Internet Safety will draw up a list of approved sites offering advice about topics such as sex and drugs
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Thursday 24 January 2013
It follows Skyfall as the latest film to receive extreme modification for distribution in China
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Insider tells how Communist official demanded editorial be printed
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Editors of the Southern Weekend newspaper have asked for an end to advance censorship.
Government of Belarus using 'new tools' to silence dissent on internet, says Index on Censorship report
Friday 04 January 2013
Researchers also highlighted concerns that western technology giants may have sold equipment or software to Belarus that could be used to stifle or monitor dissent
Wednesday 19 December 2012
On 29 May 2010, Nick Vaughan-Barratt sent an email to George Entwistle (then the BBC’s Controller of Knowledge Commissioning):
Thursday 06 December 2012
This year’s winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Mo Yan, has compared censorship with airport security checks, saying it is unpleasant but necessary.
Thursday 29 November 2012
The group were protesting Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency in March's election
Ofcom was right to force ITV to stop showing The Only Way is Essex before watershed, but not because of the swearing
Friday 09 November 2012
ITV has been told to stop the Sunday lunchtime repeat of The Only Way is Essex due to its adult content, but what about the example it sets to young viewers?
Thursday 01 November 2012
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) pledged yesterday to stop its supporters singing the "Shoot the Boer" anti-apartheid anthem to avoid upsetting white farmers and stirring racial tension.
Friday 26 October 2012
If you're interested in the direction of the 21st century, clearly the biggest political event taking place over the next few weeks is happening on November 8th. Not, not the American election. That's November 6th. We're talking about the ascension of Xi Jinping to the position of chief of China's ruling Communist Party, which means that he'll be President of China come March. That's a big deal. In their top leader this week, the super-brains of the Economist - where the average staff age, by the way, is 28 - explain why.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Cost makes the law a high-stakes poker game where you’ve had to go all-in.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Greek state television came under fire from the country's main opposition party and critics for editing out a gay kiss on Monday's primetime premiere of popular British period drama Downton Abbey.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Have we got such a debased and demoralised view of freedom that we're now willing to lock up people for posting angry comments on social media
Saturday 14 July 2012
Answered this week by Clive Stafford Smith
Tuesday 10 July 2012
A judge overseeing an inquiry into press standards today said he would have “no truck” with censorship.
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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