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  • 'The Invasion of Skokie' at Chicago Dramatists: A tale of resistance in 1970s Skokie

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "The Invasion of Skokie" ★★★ Through Oct. 10 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave.; Running time: 2 hours; Tickets: $32 at 312-633-0630 or www.chicagodramatists.org In 1977, the National Socialist Party, a derivation of the...
  • Holy legal hand grenades! Comic book creators say California game law could clobber all media

     
    Are video games the canaries in the censorship mines? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund believe a California law banning the sale of violent games to minors has legal consequences for all other media....
  • Puerto Rico government accused of censoring political cartoons

     
    If it wasn't because censorship is a serious matter, it would be funny than in the era of Twitter, Facebook and blogs, any government entity would think that it can keep the public from access to information or to images that it doesn't like. Last week,...
  • A desperate plea from a Mexican newspaper

     
    Two of its reporters murdered in less than two years. The killings by presumed drug gangs have pushed one of the leading newspapers in Mexico's northern border region to make an unusual, sad plea. "What do you want from us?" El Diario de Ciudad Juarez...
  • The Diario de Juarez editorial, in translation

     
    The headline, in gripping language, asks simply: "What do you want from us?" A front-page editorial published by El Diario de Juarez, the main newspaper in violence-plagued Ciudad Juarez, has rippled across the country and among international journalist...
  • Gloucester supervisors respond to Ann Burruss' letter

     
    Here's what supervisors Michelle Ressler, Gregory Woodard and Christian "Buddy" Rilee had to say in response to Ann Burruss' letter. These e-mails were obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request.Ressler: "Ms. Burruss, Thank you for taking the...
  • Ann Burruss' letter to Board of Supervisors draws 3 responses

     
    The day after last week's joint meeting between the Board of Supervisors and School Board, Ann Burruss drafted and e-mailed a letter to the supervisors. We filed a Freedom of Information Act request and obtained a copy of the letter......
  • Banned Books Week: it's back

     
    It's happened again. In 2009, "And Tango Makes Three," the heartwarming children's book about two penguin daddies and their adopted baby penguin Tango -- based on the true story of penguins in Central Park -- was one of the year's......
  • Anti-piracy enforcement vs. a functional Internet

     
    The Times' Richard Verrier offered a compelling piece today about online piracy's effect on indie filmmakers, noting how Greg Carter's "A Gangland Love Story" (an updated take on "Romeo and Juliet" with rival black and Latino gangs) had found its way onto...
  • Cook County commissioners shoot down Twitter ban

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 12:20 p.m. The electronic chirping can continue during Cook County Board meetings, as commissioners shot down a plan today to ban members from Tweeting during meetings. Several members of the board's Rules Committee expressed...
  • Hollywood labor unions declare support for online piracy bill

     
    Warning of the perils of "illegal profiteers," Hollywood's labor unions are rallying behind a federal bill aimed at stopping the global spread of online piracy. Unions representing directors, actors and technical crews WEdnesday strongly voiced support...
  • Journalists protest proposed law in Bolivia that would outlaw reporting on acts, opinions deemed racist

     
    Journalists and media organizations in Bolivia are protesting a proposed law that would make it illegal for them to report opinions or acts considered racist, calling it a campaign to censor the news media under the government of Bolivia's first...