Tagged With: censorship

Is whistleblowing investigative journalism or spying?

How a proposed secrecy law would recast journalism as spying Duncan Campbell and Duncan Campbell Home Office plans would remove the public interest defence for whistleblowing, and could put reporters in jail ‘Endorsed by the home secretary, Priti Patel, the consultation into secrecy argues that press disclosures can be worse than spying.’ Photograph: Jessica Taylor/Reuters … Continuer la lecture »

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Statues or no statues? That is the question…

A very interesting analysis on how and why we react to statues and how to stop the fuss, maybe… Diana,  Wollstonecraft,  Wilde …  why  do  we  keep  getting  it  so  wrong  with  our  statues? The Princess of Wales sculpture is the latest example of our strained relationship with this controversial art form Members of the … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-6. Creation & Relation to Arts, A2B1-8. Past within Present, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-3. Art & Power, B1B2-8. Territory & Memory, LLCET°_1-2-Polemical art | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Statues or no statues? That is the question…

Power of words and sounds

The power of words and sounds through radio broadcast https://youtu.be/MdnvJ1uK8hs

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China is trying to rewrite history

By banning Tiananmen vigils in Hong Kong, China is trying to rewrite history The Communist party is widening its attack on the legacy of 1989 – and criminalising a new generation of activists Fri 4 Jun 2021 by Louisa Lim ‘Last year, tens of thousands of Hongkongers defied a Covid-inspired ban to flock to the … Continuer la lecture »

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Big Brother’s new name

Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen by Lauren Bridges / Tue 18 May 2021 13.51 BST One in 10 US police departments can now access videos from millions of privately owned home security cameras without a warran ‘Since Amazon purchased Ring in 2018, it has brokered over 1,800 … Continuer la lecture »

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Tate restaurant 1920s mural depicted as racist

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/aug/04/tate-removes-reference-to-amusing-restaurant-after-racist-images-in-mural-draw-anger Exclusive: gallery removes reference to venue as ‘most amusing room in Europe’ as calls grow for artwork’s removal The mural in the Rex Whistler restaurant depicts the enslavement of a black child and other racist imagery. Tate Britain has removed a reference to its restaurant as “the most amusing room in Europe” after complaints … Continuer la lecture »

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Disney’s Remake ‘Mulan’ is controversial

The problem with Mulan: why the live-action remake is a lightning rod for controversy by Jingan Young The remake of Disney’s hit animation has triggered pro-democracy and human rights protests in Hong Kong and around the world Disney remake criticised for filming in Xinjiang Ready-made warrior … Liu Yifei as Mulan. Photograph: Allstar/Walt Disney Pictures/Jasin … Continuer la lecture »

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Social Media and the monopoly of information

Who will choose the next US president – the American people, or Facebook? By Jonathan Freedland Fri 31 Jul 2020 The social media titans are more powerful than politicians. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appears by video during a US house judiciary subcommittee hearing, ‘Online Platforms and Market Power’ … Continuer la lecture »

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Tackling racism on social media : who is responsible?

  Tackling racism on social media is just the tip of the iceberg By Owen Jones   Amid the anger over Wiley’s bigoted tirade, let’s not forget the newspapers that have been peddling prejudice for years ‘Grime artist Wiley – with his half a million followers – unleashed a tirade of undiluted antisemitism on to … Continuer la lecture »

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Banned Books : incredible US standards !

********************* Read the list below, and compare it with the 2018 list on the left and the censorship data. What strikes you ? Top Ten Most Challenged Books for 2017 The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 354 challenges to library, school and university materials and services in 2017. Of the 416 books challenged or banned … Continuer la lecture »

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