Controversial mural replaced at Springfield’s Dr. Seuss museum; New York won’t do business with ISPs not adhering to net neutrality principles; ALA Appoints Mary Ghikas as Executive Director through January 2020
Each week, we work to compile the news and organize it so it can be easily skimmed by those of you who subscribe to the blog. Recently, we’ve been comparing notes about what we’ve learned as we gather the Intellectual Freedom News during our first year working for OIF and we thought you, as the readers, might be interested in learning more about the process and our reflections. Here’s a sample of our recent conversations…
OIF to Showcase New Selection Policy Toolkit at Midwinter; the New Jim Crow book in American prisons; and the Golden Age of Free Speech
OIF Seeks Information on 2017 Censorship Incidents; Libraries can help disrupt school-to-prison pipeline; Prisons are making new moves to control what books inmates can read
Trump demands that publisher halt release of critical book; ACLU targets schools on internet filtering; Utah Art teacher fired after showing nudes from classical paintings to students; Free printable 2018 calendars to advocate for intellectual freedom
Meet the 2018 Intellectual Freedom Bloggers, Arizona can’t ban Mexican-American studies anymore, judge says , What does Facebook consider hate speech?
Net Neutrality, The Hate U Give, and P is for Palestine
Holocaust denial books, museum art, ‘The Hate U Give’ banned by Texas school district, Oboler Award deadline extension
The Hate U Give Banned by Katy, Texas School District; OIF by the Numbers; Net Neutrality; and 2017 I Love My Librarian Award winners
Nominate yourself or your colleague for the Immroth Award which honors demonstrations of personal courage in defense of freedom of expression.