Republican governor forced to stop blocking Facebook users who criticize him; Florida federal prison bans families from mailing books, greeting cards; Updating the Intellectual Freedom Manual
We asked for Guantanamo’s book policy in 2013. It arrived this week, censored; Walmart Pulls Cosmo From Checkout. Plus! Guess Who’s Claiming Victory; Why kids need LGBTQ+ middle-grade books
Cambridge Analytica and Facebook; Orange City Library considers new book classification system after outcry over LGBTQ materials; Do student protesters have First Amendment rights?
Q&A with author Lance Rubin on the suppression of his YA novel in South Carolina; A Practical Guide to Privacy Audits; ACLU to school district: Stop censoring student Facebook criticisms over gun violence walkout
Jason Reynolds calls school libraries “places of recognition for young people” in new PSA; Monona Grove parents’ request to remove Harper Lee book denied; Lindsey Whittington receives Immroth Award
Meridian School District pulls Looking for Alaska from middle school libraries; The fallout from Florida’s school censorship law; What is access without equity?
New ALA Statement Affirms Net Neutrality is Essential to Intellectual Freedom; Protesters attempt to shut down author event at Green Apple; Board removes ‘trashy’ book from CHS library
ALA President issues statement on White House budget; Beaverton School District (OR) bans book, Stick, from middle schools; Are Libraries Neutral? President’s Program tackles heavy subject from multiple angles
Book challenges and authors accused of sexual misconduct; To Kill a Mockingbird; and Privacy and School Libraries
Springfield (MO) school district to review ‘The Hate U Give’ after parents complain; Residents speak out over library Pride displays; Judge rules that an inmate’s access to law library can be restricted by detention staff.