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HON 4960 Metaliteracy & Research for Modern Scholars: Suppression/Control of Information

Concepts

What is censorship and does it differ from just restricting access to information?

What are legitimate grounds for restricting access to information?  Is it ever justified?

What about activities such as:  refusing to publish/disseminate, removing incentives to speak, or libraries not buying a particular item?

Required Readings

Supplemental Readings

Bonus / Humor

The Internet in Society (11 min.)

Books on Censorship