Entries Tagged as 'censorship'

More Shocking Than Sex: Censorship of Student Journalism

March 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Denise Tessier It’s a timely coincidence that the Spring issue of UNM’s alumni magazine Mirage featured four former editors and the current editor of the UNM Daily Lobo addressing the value of “an independent student newspaper.” It’s timely because it came just days before Central New Mexico Community College administrators shut down CNM’s student […]

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Hacking Away at Democracy and Free Speech

January 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier “Mexico: Failed State?” is one of the cover stories in the January 2012 issue of American Legion – a magazine that goes out to 2.5 million American war veterans. At the dawn of 2012, the American public is informed enough about Mexico’s chilling violence, shocking death numbers and narco-corruption to consider the term […]

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‘Clinic for the Easily Offended’

August 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier I doubt I’m the only one speculating that cartoonist Wiley Miller not only got wind of the Albuquerque Journal’s censorship of his Aug. 18 comic strip, but that it might have provided inspiration for the next day’s installment. Check out the Aug. 19 Non Sequitur (which the Journal did publish), which gives […]

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Messing With the Comics Isn’t Funny

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The “Non Sequitur” comic by Wiley Miller is missing from today’s Journal (Aug. 18). Instead, a blank box at the bottom of the column of comics on D5 contains this message: “Non Sequitur is unavailable today. The comic strip will return tomorrow.” The not-so-funny thing is, the comic is available in other […]

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