OTHER ISSUES
CORPORATE CENSORSHIP
MISCELLANEOUS ISSUES


CORPORATE CENSORSHIP
DATE
HEADLINE
DESCRIPTION
7/26/99
WAL-MART BANS THE SALE OF PREVEN KIT
The retail giant's corporate censorship enters the bedroom of America.
4/12/99
LOCAL H SCREWED BY MOUNTAIN DEW
Free speech comes at a price with corporate sponsor at Vermont concert.
12/2/98
VIRGIN RECORDS GIVES IN TO NEW YORK TIMES BY ALTERING A MARILYN MANSON AD -- TARGET, K-MART, AND WAL-MART REJECT THE ALBUM COMPLETELY
Yet another example of corporate desire to control our choices in entertainment.
6/15/97
FOX SHUTTING DOWN SITES ON THE NET
The Fox Television Network is attempting to remove fan-based sites from the net and resorting to some heavy-handed tactics to accomplish their mission.


MISCELLANEOUS ISSUES
DATE
HEADLINE
DESCRIPTION
12/21/98
NATIVE-AMERICAN PEACE PIPE RULED AS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AT WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
Or "zero-tolerance" gone amok yet again.
8/30/98
AOL RELEASES IDENTITY OF ONLINE PRANKSTER
Anonymity on the net increasingly threatened.
6/3/98
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO SPIT ON
A little taste of absolutely insipid self-censorship at the urging of religious groups in Grand Forks, ND--a minor incident, but one that illustrates how self-censorship works.
6/3/98
PRINTER PRESSURED BY RELIGIOUS RIGHT TO DROP "SOUTHERN VOICE"
Yet another example of the Religious Right trying to eliminate any opinions that differ from their own.
6/3/98
AIDING AND ABETTING ASTHMA SUFFERS: OUR SCHOOL SYSTEM AT ITS BEST
12 year old saves schoolmate from asthma attack and is charged for drug-trafficking.
6/15/97
FREE THE WEST MEMPHIS 3!
As featured in the HBO documentary film "Paradise Lost", learn about the 3 Memphis music fans charged with murder and currently in prison with nothing more than their choice of music, clothes, and beliefs cited as evidence against them.




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