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Contents: Trouble in paradise

alt informationThe spring 2018 issue of Index on Censorship magazine takes a special look at how governments and other powers across the globe are manipulating history for their own ends

Podcast: Hay author special

alt informationWe spoke to three leading authors – David Olusoga, Juan Gabriel Vásquez and Javier Cercas – about taboos in their own countries, the issues that people are not talking enough about and the stories that might be currently manipulated

Jimmy Wales: Fake news “a quantum leap we should be very concerned about”

alt information“The advertising-only business model has been incredibly destructive for journalism,” said Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales at a Westminster Media Forum event on “fake news”

Contents: What price protest?

alt informationIn homage to the 50th anniversary of 1968, the year the world took to the streets, the winter issue of Index on Censorship magazine looks at all aspects related to protest.

Negotiating the nipple cover-up

alt informationIn the Autumn issue of Index on Censorship magazine, we explore the censorship of the female nipple, which occurs offline and on in many areas around the world.

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo’s chair is still empty

alt informationLiu Xiaobo, China's most famous free speech advocate, was released from prison last week on health grounds. Index looks back at the life and work of the Nobel laureate.

Contents: The big squeeze

alt informationSpring 2017 contributors include Richard Sambrook, Dominic Grieve, Roger Law, Karim Miské, Mark Frary and Canan Coşkun

China’s XXX factor: Crackdown in the world’s leading porn consumer

alt informationChina tops the global charts for viewing porn despite strict laws cracking down on its use. Jemimah Steinfeld discusses upcoming restrictions on reading about sex and a drive to get women to cover up their cleavage

Will China’s detention of feminist activists shut the movement up or make it louder?

The continued detention of five activists arrested ahead of International Women's Day could be a turning point for Chinese feminists -- for better or worse, writes Jemimah Steinfeld

A meme is worth a thousand (banned) words in China

alt informationComedic memes are the Achille’s heel of Chinese internet censors. Jemimah Steinfeld reports