Intellectual Freedom News 12/29/17

Intellectual Freedom News

December 29, 2017 – Collated by OIF Staff and News Editors

Intellectual Freedom Highlights

  • Meet the 2018 Intellectual Freedom Bloggers! | Intellectual Freedom Blog; “On Monday, we flip the calendars to 2018; we resolve to change our lifestyles for the better; and we welcome a new slate of intellectual freedom advocates to share opinions and knowledge about a core value of the librarian profession.”
  • Teen Vogue challenge | Intellectual Freedom Blog



See this week’s additional privacy news and updates on the Choose Privacy Week blog.

Net Neutrality and Broadband Access

Free Press, Social Media, and Fake News

Academic Freedom and Campus Speech

First Amendment and Free Speech

Around the Web

International Issues

ALA News

  • ALA 2018 Annual Conference Preliminary Scheduler is live! Check out the awesome programs available before registration and housing open Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 12:00 Noon CST.
  • Just two days left in 2017 to support ALA with your tax-deductible gift. Matching funds are still available! Double the impact for #IntellectualFreedom when you #GiveALA this year.
  • ALA invites nominations for 2018 Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award. The award recognizes an individual or group who has championed, protected, or promoted public access to government information and the public’s right to know at the state or local level.

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