Intellectual Freedom News 8/24/18

Intellectual Freedom News

August 24, 2018 – Collated by OIF Staff and News Editors

Intellectual Freedom Highlights

  • Dear Banned Author – What would you say to your favorite banned and challenged author? This Banned Books Week (September 23-29), we’re hosting a Dear Banned Author letter-writing campaign, and we hope you’ll join us! Visit the website to find author addresses, programming tools and printable postcards.
  • Little Free Library Nonprofit Celebrates Banned Books Week – The American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Freedom to Read Foundation are joining forces with Little Free Library to “Speak Out for Banned Books” through an exciting giveaway! 80 packages of banned books will be given away to registered Little Free Library stewards with the goal of spreading banned books in communities around the country.
  • “Raise the Volume on Banned Books Week Programs” video – OIF Assistant Director Kristin Pekoll discusses easy and creative ways to celebrate Banned Books Week.



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

Net Neutrality and Broadband Access


Internet Filters

Free Press, Social Media, and Fake News

Academic Freedom & Campus Speech

First Amendment and Free Speech

Around the Web

International Issues

ALA News


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