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After Outcry, MWA Withdraws Fairstein's Grand Master Honor

Just two days after Mystery Writers of America said it would name Linda Fairstein a Grand Master for 2019, the organization withdrew the award following a public outcry over her role in the prosecution of the Central Park Five. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Self-censorship' of children's book depicting smiling slave condemned

Free speech campaigners have spoken out against Scholastic’s withdrawal of A Birthday Cake for George Washington, pulled from shelves after it was criticised for its ‘light’ treatment of slaveryThe decision to pull a children’s book last week over the “false impression” it gives of slavery was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vice Magazine's controversial images of female authors committing suicide are taken down

Vice Magazine's newest fashion spread depicted models dressed like Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, and others in the act of committing suicide. The photos were taken down after a public outcry. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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