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U.S. Book Show: NCAC Head Defends Free Speech

The surge in challenges to books is nothing new, says Chris Finan, executive director of the National Coalition Against Censorship. What's new, he argues, is are First Amendment challenges from the left. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coalition Condemns Political Attacks Against Books in Schools

The National Coalition Against Censorship has issued a statement signed by more than 600 signatories condemning the political efforts to remove books from schools as acts of censorship that threaten the education of children while putting the safety of librarians, teachers, school administrators... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking About Censorship and Publishing

Christopher M. Finan, the executive director of the National Coalition Against Censorship, says conversation is needed to bridge divides. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Was Oliver Wendell Holmes Right About Free Speech?

The director of the National Coalition Against Censorship reflects on the Supreme Court justice’s defense of freedom of expression. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Groups Speak Out Against Travel Ban

The National Coalition Against Censorship has joined more than 30 other prominent arts organizations in a friend of the court brief urging the Supreme Court to strike down the third version of the Trump travel ban issued in September 2017. The case is going before the court today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA, Authors Guild Slam Trump's Legal Campaign Against 'Fire and Fury'

The ABA, Authors Guild, and National Coalition Against Censorship have issued separate statements condemning a cease and desist letter sent to Henry Holt by a lawyer for President Trump demanding that the publisher stop publication of Michael Wolff's White House tell-all. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Speech Groups Defend S&S Yiannopoulos Deal

The National Coalition Against Censorship has issued a statement in defense of Simon & Schuster after the book deal with Milo Yiannopoulos received widespread backlash and threats of boycotts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free-speech groups defend publication of Milo Yiannopoulos memoir

In the face of pressure for Simon & Schuster to drop the far-right star’s book Dangerous in the US, campaigners say that stifling him will have ‘a chilling effect’A boycott of far-right controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos’s publisher Simon & Schuster will have “a chilling effect” on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Attack Reshape Who We Are?

Organized by PEN American Center and the National Coalition Against Censorship, the panel discussion “After Charlie: What’s Next for Art, Satire and Censorship,” illustrated some of the problems inherent in offering a civilized response to an utterly uncivilized act. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NCAC, ACLU Join Fray in So. Carolina Lit Controversy

The National Coalition Against Censorship and the American Civil Liberties Union have joined together to urge the South Carolina state senate's finance committee to retain state funding of two university reading programs under fire for assigning controversial books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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