PEN America has launched a comprehensive online resource that provides practical guidance for university administrators and students.
Louisiana Supreme Court Ends Rule Banning the Outdoor Sale of Art in New Orleans
A city law effectively banned the outdoor sale of art outside the French Quarter, but one artist has helped to set a new precedent with his win against the code on First Amendment grounds.
Dubai, a City Known for Censorship, Launches Typeface for Self-Expression
The city’s latest branding endeavor is Dubai Font, created in partnership with Microsoft and available for free in 23 languages.
An Online Platform Tracks the Suppression of Civic Freedoms Worldwide
The CIVICUS Monitor is an interactive map that gathers news about crackdowns on civil society in 134 countries.
University Plans to Remove Two WPA Murals for Colonial Depictions
Two WPA murals at the University of Wisconsin–Stout are planned to be removed from public view due to their colonial views of Native Americans.
When A Benefit Against Censorship Gets Censored
A New York benefit show for the National Coalition Against Censorship cancelled last week over allegedly offensive material will go on at a new venue — though without the Mohammed-themed play that first started the controversy.
High School Art Showing Police Violence Spawns Social Media Outrage
When a New Jersey high school art department turned its gym into a temporary gallery last Tuesday, it couldn’t have predicted the controversy that would follow.
Four Cartoonists Among 12 Dead in Attack on French Satirical Magazine
Four of France’s most highly regarded cartoonists are among the 12 people murdered in an attack at the Paris office of the magazine Charlie Hebdo on the morning of January 7.
Chalk Activist Triumphs over Big Bank
LOS ANGELES – Political activist Jeff Olson was acquitted today of vandalism charges brought against him by the city of San Diego in a case that even the mayor called “nonsense prosecution.”