News by Dean Fetzer May 16, 2013
A mother’s attempt to get the full version of the historic diary banned from schools over “pornographic” anatomical descriptions has failed.
News by Christopher Shultz March 18, 2013
Though previously a mandatory read for middle school students, exposure to Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel may now come a year later.
News by Dean Fetzer March 8, 2013
Amazon has a problem with self-publishers producing pornography for distribution via Kindle — apparently it’s pretty easy.
News by Dean Fetzer
The discovery of an original printing of ‘The Revolt of Islam’ - an epic at nearly 5,000 lines - suggests someone other than the poet amended it.
Column by Max Allan Collins
A fascinating look at the censorship witch hunt of comic books in the 1950s as reflected in the exciting new noir novel, "Seduction of the Innocent" by Max Allan Collins.
News by Rob Hart September 14, 2012
In its quest to rid the world of all things offensive, Apple has deemed the word 'vagina' as too racy--even if its the title of a book.
News by Kimberly Turner July 30, 2012
The San Francisco Public Library's new privacy hoods protect the dignity of its porn-hound patrons and the sensibilities of genteel passersby.
News by Kimberly Turner June 25, 2012
451: Content Censored. Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian classic, 'Fahrenheit 451,' inspires a proposal for a new internet error message.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 22, 2012
'Ender's Game' can be described a lot of ways--like "awesome" and "a great way to get junior high boys to read"--but "pornographic"? Thankfully not, according to police in South Carolina.
News by Rob Hart February 29, 2012
PayPal is pressuring eBook retailers like Smashwords to take down content related to rape, incest, pedophilia and bestiality--and if they don't, PayPal will stop doing business with them.
News by John Jarzemsky February 14, 2012
New bill proposed in Arizona would make it illegal for teachers to swear in the privacy of their own homes.
News by John Jarzemsky February 10, 2012
Two Michigan parents are once again undermining the educational efforts of the public school system in order to avoid properly raising their children.
News by John Jarzemsky February 2, 2012
To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,' publisher HarperCollins is pulling all the incredible artwork. What gives?
News by John Jarzemsky January 19, 2012
Spokespersons for the Tucson Unified School District say the banning of several textbooks has been "widely and incorrectly reported."