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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Georgetown University's Qatar campus ranked in the top 10 of a list by FIRE, a nonprofit that aims to protect civil rights of students and faculty, which identified American colleges with the most restrictive censorship.

Georgetown in Qatar Ranks Poorly on Free Speech

Georgetown University’s campus in Doha, Qatar, was named one of the 10 U.S. colleges with the most restrictive censorship by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education on Tuesday. FIRE, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the civil rights of university students and faculty, selects schools based on the severity of[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

TIMSIT: Changing Faces of Censorship

Clark Kerr, the late president of the University of California, Berkeley once said that a university “is not engaged in making ideas safe for students. It is engaged in making students safe for ideas.” While his words may resonate in today’s debate over free speech on college campuses, he originally[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Grassroots Journalists Talk Lebanese Media Censorship

Kareem Chehayeb and Sarah Shmaitilly, the founders of Beirut Syndrome, a grassroots journalism site based in Beirut, Lebanon, discussed the tendency of the Lebanese media to censor their reporting in an effort to maintain the country’s reputation at a panel discussion in Reiss Hall on Wednesday. Chehayeb and Shmaitilly said[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A Suspect Email Filter

A Suspect Email Filter

“This message was posted by Erika Cohen Derr under authority granted by the Division of Student Affairs.” This disclaimer concludes every campus-wide email sent by student groups. Few readers notice it; fewer find it noteworthy. But how does this procedure affect the free flow of student communication, particularly when readers can’t see[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Fine Art and the First Amendment

Fine Art and the First Amendment

This is not the first time a publicly funded arts organization has come into conflict with politicians who oppose certain subject matter. The ’90s saw the National Endowment for the Arts lose 40 percent of its funding in response to Robert Mapplethorpe’s homoerotic photography and Andres Serrano’s work titled “Piss[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide