Censorship

  1. Facebook and its (dis)contents

    In 2016, Norwegian writer Tom Egeland, uploaded a post on Facebook, listing seven photographs that “changed the history of warfare”. The post featured the Pulitzer-winning image, ‘The Terror of War’, which depicts a naked nine-year-old running from a napalm attack during the Vietnam War. Facebook deleted the post, and… Read More

  2. Call for Applications – Civil Liberties

    Update: Deadline to apply extended to January 15, 2018!  The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi (CCG) invites applications for research positions in its Civil Liberties team on a full time basis. About the Centre The Centre for Communication Governance is the only… Read More

  3. Streaming platforms and self-censorship: An Indian perspective

    Introduction In May 2017, a movie titled ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ was released on Netflix India. A censored version of the film, originally intended for theatrical release was made available. Critics brought attention to the self-censorship Netflix was resorting to, in the absence of censorship guidelines for streaming… Read More

  4. Facebook – Intermediary or Editor?

      This post discusses the regulatory challenges that emerge from the changing nature of Facebook and other social networking websites Facebook has recently faced a lot of criticism for circulating fake news and for knowingly suppressing user opinions during the 2016 U.S. elections. The social media… Read More

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