Censorship Headlines

  • How China made Victoria's Secret a pawn in its ruthless global game

    The lingerie brand’s star model Gigi Hadid got into trouble over a gaffe that a more seasoned business traveller to China might have anticipated. So what hope for future forays into this repressive state? As a movie plot, it would work better for Johnny English than James Bond: the lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret saw its launch in China mired in controversy when the People’s Republic refused to issue visas to invited celebrities and journalists. Katy Perry was barred for seemingly supporting...

    the Guardian
  • Hillary Clinton: Fox News's 1992 Absence 'One of the Reasons He Probably Survived'

    On Saturday, Hillary Clinton told a friendly audience in Little Rock, Arkansas celebrating the 25th anniversary of her husband Bill's first presidential election victory that "one of the reasons he probably survived" and won is that Fox News didn't exist in 1992. Fox should send Mrs. Clinton a note thanking her for the compliment.

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  • College Calls Police Over Use of 'Tranny' on the Radio

    Ahhh, college -- that bastion of free-thought, free-expression idealism. Or at least, it used to be. Sadly, those days are long gone — just ask University of Minnesota-Morris student Brandon Albrecht.   On Friday, while Albrecht was broadcasting with co-host Taylor Lehmann on their show “Deplorable Radio,” he used what he thought was an innocuous, abbreviated term for “transvestite”:

    Truth Revolt
  • South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, South Korea's spy agency said on Monday, adding that it was monitoring developments closely.

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  • South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, South Korea's spy agency said on Monday, adding that it was monitoring developments closely.

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  • South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, South Korea's spy agency said on Monday, adding that it was monitoring developments closely.

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  • North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching U.S. this year, says South Korea

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely.

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  • North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching U.S. this year, says South Korea

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely.

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  • North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching U.S. this year, says South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely.

    in.reuters.com
  • Release of 'Padmavati' delayed after protests

    REUTERS - The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen - said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed the release of the film, which has been accused of distorting history and has sparked protests.

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  • Twitter to Begin Using ‘Blue Check’ Status As a ‘Big Brother’ Weapon?

    The growth in online censorship by tech titans Facebook, Twitter, and Google's search and YouTube platform is one of the most under-reported stories of the past two years. In the latest disturbing development, Twitter, which has been increasingly heavy-handed in censoring center-right content, content providers, and everyday users since last year's general election campaign, has announced that it will unilaterally remove "blue-check" (i.e., "verified") status from groups and users who in its...

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  • Not News: Hillary Claims Broaddrick, Jones Are 'Misremembering History'

    In a Friday radio interview, Hillary Clinton failed to answer a question about her hostile, orchestrated actions against women who credibly accused her husband of sexual harassment and assault during the 1990s. In the process, she accused the alleged victims of "misremembering or misinterpreting history." On Laura Ingraham's Friday evening Fox News show, Paula Jones took strong exception to Mrs. Clinton's nonsense. Naturally, the establishment press hasn't covered what Mrs. Clinton said.

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  • Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, exhibitions

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish capital Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, the governor's office said on Sunday, citing risks to public safety.

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  • Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, exhibitions

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish capital Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, the governor's office said on Sunday, citing risks to public safety.

    in.reuters.com
  • Release of Indian film 'Padmavati' about Rajput queen delayed after protests

    REUTERS - The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen - said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed the release of the film, which has been accused of distorting history and has sparked protests.

    in.reuters.com
  • Release of Indian film about Rajput queen delayed after protests

    (Reuters) - The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen, said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed the release of the film, which has been accused of distorting history and has sparked protests.

    www.reuters.com
  • Release of Indian film about Rajput queen delayed after protests

    (Reuters) - The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen, said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed the release of the film, which has been accused of distorting history and has sparked protests.

    in.reuters.com
  • Brave Browser Lets Users Fight YouTube Censorship with Bitcoin Tech

    Brave, the Internet browser from Brendan Eich -- the creator of JavaScript and former Mozilla CEO chased out of the company because of political wrongthink -- has announced a new feature that users might use to combat YouTube's growing censorship of independent channels in favor of corporate brands.

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