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USA: Video interview with Kris Kristofferson

31 March 2008

Singer and songwriter Kris Kristofferson speaks about his personal experiences of music censorship. “Kris Kristofferson is not only one of America’s most celebrated and finest singer-songwriters. He is also among the most controversial. He keeps provoking and challenging the political establishment, and he has experienced both media and market censorship, …

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Freemuse report on censorship in post 9/11 USA

13 February 2006

Eric Nuzum ’Singing in the Echo Chamber’ Music censorship in the U.S. after September 11 Freemuse, Copenhagen, 2005 ISSN 1601-2127     Soon after the 9/11 attacks, the discussion concerning the long-term impact on free expression and personal privacy became heated and intense. Musicians have participated (directly and indirectly) in …

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SHOOT THE SINGER! MUSIC CENSORSHIP TODAY

25 May 2004

Edited by Marie Korpe (Executive Director, Freemuse), published by Zed Books, London. Publication date: 18 May 2004. CD included.Shoot the Singer! Music Censorship Today was presented on 18 May 2004 at a combined book launch and one-day seminar on music censorship at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University …

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Freemuse report on music censorship in Zimbabwe

25 October 2001

  Banning Eyre Playing with Fire: Fear and Self-Censorship in Zimbabwean Music. Freemuse, Copenhagen, October 2001, ISSN 1601-2127 Banning Eyre, one of the United States’ foremost journalists on African music, on the situation in Mugabe’s increasingly repressive Zimbabwe.Watch video from the official presentation of the report at WOMEX 2001, click …

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The Market and Media Censors – panel debate

1 January 2001

Panel debate at the 1st Freemuse World Conference on Music and Censorship Moderator: Mr. Johan Fornäs, Prof. Stockholm University, SwedenIntroduction: Mr. Ole Reitov, Editor, Danish Broadcasting CorporationPanelists: Mr. Noam Ben-Zeev, Music Critic & Journalist, Haaretz Daily, Lecturer, Alon School for the Arts & Sciences, Israel Mr. Gerald Seligman, Senior Director, EMI …

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