Intellectual Freedom News 12/14/2018
Call for nominations for the Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award; New Jersey parents upset at reduced access to books; On information privilege and information equity
Net Neutrality Update: The FCCs Restoring Internet Freedom Order and the Senate’s Joint Resolution
On January 4, 2017, the FCC issued an updated Declaratory Ruling of the Restoring Internet Freedom order, finalizing the changes the FCC would like to see done to it’s former Open Internet policy. While we wait to see how internet access might change under, one hurdle to the enactment of these policies might be the U.S. Congress.
Media Concentration: Still Relevant 10 Years Later
Fostering Media Diversity in Libraries: Strategies and Actions was prepared in June 2007 by the now-dissolved American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Committee Subcommittee on the Impact of Media Concentration on Libraries. These resources are still relevant to libraries today within their key responsiblity to provide access to a diverse collection of resources and services.
Intellectual Freedom News 5/12/17
What better way to start your weekend than by reading IF News—featuring FCC, Little Free Libraries & 13 Reasons Why
Intellectual Freedom News 3/31/2017
Action for the repeal of the FCC privacy rules, save federal funding for libraries, and the removal of The Kite Runner in Arizona.
How Libraries Can Respond to the Repeal of the FCC Privacy Rules
This week Congress, voting along party lines, passed a resolution that repealed the groundbreaking privacy rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission last October under the Obama administration.
Intellectual Freedom News 10/7/16
October 7, 2016: Student’s right to protest. Banning Books in Texas Prisons. Tennessee Parent challenging Islam in the curriculum. And SO MUCH MORE