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Project Censored and Banned Books Week

Fri, 11/30/2012 - 09:38 -- Banned Books Week

By Mickey Huff, Director of Project Censored

Project Censored and the Media Freedom Foundation were proud to be official co-sponsors of this year's Banned Books Week the first week of October.  Project Censored director, Prof. Mickey Huff, was part of the steering committee that contributed to this year's promotion and events surrounding BBW.  

AAP publishers connect with book lovers for 30th Annual Banned Books Week

Tue, 10/02/2012 - 10:03 -- Banned Books Week

Washington, DC; September 28, 2012 — Member organizations of the Association of American Publishers are offering an extensive slate of resources and opportunities to schools, libraries, booksellers and book lovers on behalf of the 30th annual Banned Books Week, a celebration of the freedom to read and a tribute to controversial books.

Bill and Judith Moyers are Honorary Chairs for Banned Books Week 30th Anniversary

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 10:37 -- Banned Books Week

Bill Moyers speaks out against censorship in new video essay

Award-winning broadcast journalists Bill Moyers and Judith Davidson Moyers have been named Honorary Co-Chairs for the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week (Sept. 30 – Oct. 6), the American Library Association’s (ALA) annual celebration of our freedom to read.

Bookstore video helps launch the Banned Books Virtual Read-Out!

Fri, 09/14/2012 - 12:05 -- Banned Books Week

A two-minute video produced by Bookmans, an Arizona bookstore, is helping launch a national read-out from banned and challenged books that is being held on YouTube in conjunction with Banned Books Week, the national celebration of the freedom to read (Sept. 30-Oct. 6). The video presents Bookmans' customers and staff urging people "to turn on the light" by celebrating freedom of expression.

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