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WRT 105 / 205 - Censorship 2018 (Fall 2018): Other Resources

Books in Bird Library

Current books on general issues in Censorship:
The encyclopedia of censorship.

Censorship : a world encyclopedia / editor, Derek Jones.


Subject Headings to check out:

Freedom of speech.
Freedom of expression--Western countries.
Freedom of the press.
Rap (Music)--Censorship.
Rap (Music)--Social aspects.
Censorship--History--20th century
Censorship--History--20th century--Case studies.
Censorship--History--20th century--Sources.



Resources for Writing Project Censored Stories

How to Find, Evaluate, and Summarize Validated Independent News Stories

A censored news story reports information that the public has a right and need to know, but to which the public has limited access. Search independent news sources to find candidate stories. See the Project Censored website for recommended independent news sources:

Project Censored: Independent Publications & Web Zines

Project Censored Independent News Links

Purdue OWL: How to Write a Lead

SUL's Guide to Using the New York Times Online

New York Times Access @ Syracuse University

  • Since March 2011, the New York Times (NYT) has implemented a new digital subscription model for its online news. 
  • Although coverage of articles appearing in the New York Times newspaper is available thru Syracuse University Libararies' subscription databases like Proquest Central, NexisUni and others, that access isn't equivalent to the (often multimedia) content available via the online New York Times.    
  • Fullest access to New York Times digital content is available to students, staff and faculty on an individual subscription basis.
  • Some free access is offered by the New York Times website, but restrictions limit  the number of articles one can view during given time periods.