DARE: Trump Says ‘Fake News Has Contributed Greatly to the Anger and Rage’ after Shootings
President Trump targets the media, saying 'fake news has contributed greatly to the anger and rage' after two weekend shootings. (See PEN America's... More
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AP English instructor assigned the book 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed' by @jonronson; parents complained over its content; and now the principal is being terminated over it.
Authors! Book bans are surging across the country. This surge is not random. It has in part been driven by organized online forums and even some political campaigns. If your book has been challenged, here’s a thread on what you can do. #bannedbooks #freadom #booktwitter
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