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On Censorship, Intellectual Freedom, and the First Amendment

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News Sources


ALA Office for Information Technology Policy

ALA Public Information Office

ALA Washington Office, Current Issues and Activities

American Civil Liberties Union

American Libraries Online

Article 19, the International Centre Against Censorship

The Censorware Project

Center for Democracy and Technology

Digital Freedom Network

The Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Privacy Information Center

EPIC Bill Track

The Ethical Spectacle

FACT (First Amendment Cyber-Tribune)

FAIFE (Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression)

FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting)

First Amendment Center

Free Expression Network

Freedom to Read Foundation News (sent to members of the Freedom to Read Foundation). Point there for membership information.

Global Internet Liberty Campaign

Google News

Holt Uncensored

Human Rights Watch for Free Expression on the Internet


IFEX: International Freedom of Expression Exchange

Index on Censorship

IFRT Report (sent to members of the Intellectual Freedom Round Table). Point there for membership information.

Internet Free Expression Alliance

Kids Speak Online: Where Kids Speak Up for Free Speech!

Library Journal Digital

Media Coalition

National Coalition Against Censorship

Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom

People For the American Way Foundation


Project Censored

Reporters Without Borders

Special Libraries Association News Division, Top Internet Resources for Journalists


Other News Sources


Many First Amendment advocates, listed on the OIF page First Amendment of the Bill of Rights to the United States Constitution, publish news items.

Many ALA Divisions publish journals, both regularly and online.

From SearchDay


SearchDay is a free newsletter from Search Engine Watch featuring web search news, reviews, tools, tips, and search engine headlines from across the web. SearchDay is written by Associate Editor Chris Sherman, and is published daily, with headlines only on Fridays.”

Searching for News — Beyond the Headlines — SearchDay, Oct. 18, 2001
“Eight essential sites offering commentary, analysis and alternative points of view to help you make sense of the chaos taking place in the world today.”

Power Tools for News Junkies — SearchDay, Oct. 17, 2001
“Customize your online news with these nifty tools that aggregate snippets of news from all over the web into a single unified access point.”

News Portals and Search Engines — SearchDay, Oct. 16, 2001
“Using a search engine to find news is like using the encyclopedia to look up a phone number — not too smart. Specialized news search sites are the best tool for the job.”

Searching for News — SearchDay, Oct. 15, 2001
“Web resources that provide breaking news, including newswire and headline aggregators, email alerting services, and desktop news tickers.”

Additional News Sources


ABC News

AFP International

AFP World News

The Alternative Information Center

American Friends Service Committee

American Spectator

AP Breaking via

AP International

AP National

AP Washington

AP Wire


Boston Globe

Brookings Institution

The Buzzflash Report

CBS News

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Tribune

Christian Science Monitor


CNN Headline News

CNS News

Common Dreams News Center

Conservative HQ


The Drudge Report

Emergency Net News

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Fox News

Guardian Unlimited

Guardian Unlimited Observer

Independent Media Center

International Herald Tribune

Los Angeles Times

London Telegraph

Mother Jones

Ms. Magazine


Nando Times

The Nation

National Review

New York Post

New York Times

New York Post



NPR Hourly News

The Online Journal

PeaceNet Links

The Progressive


Reuters Politics

Reuters Top News

Reuters World

Slate Magazine Daily

UPI International News

UPI National

UPI Wire

UPI World

U.S. News Online

US Newswire

USA Today

Village Voice

Washington Post

Washington Times

World Net Daily

World Socialst Web Site

The World Today

World Tribune

World Wire

Online Newspapers


American Society of Newspaper Editors Online Newspapers

The World’s Newspapers


“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”—The First Amendment

“Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.”—Areopagitica, John Milton, 1644

“If large numbers of people believe in freedom of speech, there will be freedom of speech, even if the law forbids it. But if public opinion is sluggish, inconvenient minorities will be persecuted, even if laws exist to protect them.”—George Orwell, author, c. 1945

Links to non-ALA sites have been provided because these sites may have information of interest. Neither the American Library Association nor the Office for Intellectual Freedom necessarily endorses the views expressed or the facts presented on these sites; and furthermore, ALA and OIF do not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available on these sites.