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Wed January 18, 2012
Views of the News: Wiki-Blackout, Non Sequitur, Newsweek Cover, The Simpsons
Wikipedia Leads Protest on Piracy Bills
Jenna Wortham, The New York Times: "Protest on Web Uses Shutdown to Take On Two Piracy Bills"
Evan Hansen, Wired.com: "Why We've Censored Wired.com"
Tracie Powell, Poynter.org: "What journalists need to know about SOPA"
Olga Khazan, The Washington Post: "As support for SOPA wanes, copyright issues persist"
Wall Street Journal editorial: "Brake the Internet Pirates"
#altwiki -- Twitter campaign by WaPo, NPR, ABC News, others to answer questions in lieu of Wikipedia
Gloria Goodale, The Christian Science Monitor: "Wikipedia blackout: Why even supporters question anti-SOPA move"
Pulling 'Non Sequitur'
Julie Moos, Poynter.org: "Cleveland Plain Dealer readers confused by decision to pull Non Sequitur comic"
Andrew Alexander, Washington Post Ombudsman: "Where was the 'Where's Muhammed?' cartoon?"
David Wallis, The San Francisco Chronicle: "Killed cartoons: Censorship is a threat not only to speech but to satirical images that sting targets or offend"
Wikipedia: "Jyllands-Posten Muhammed cartoons controversy" (If trying to view on 1/18 blackout day, press ESC key immediately after clicking on link)
Another Newsweek Cover Stirs Controversy
MJ Lee, Politico: "Conservative blogs take on Newsweek cover"
The cover (and article) in question
Caleb Howe, RedState.com: "Photoshoppery: Newsweek Cover Edition"
The Simpsons Skewers Talk Show Blowhards