This week our featured book is The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom by Joel Simon.
We are also offering a FREE copy of The New Censorship to one winner. To enter the contest please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and address. The winner will be selected Friday, November 21 at 1:00 pm.
“No one understands better than Joel Simon the reasons that press freedom is now in decline nearly everywhere in the world. In The New Censorship, he brings us riveting and powerfully moving accounts from the front lines. For anyone who wants to understand the peril that independent media faces around the world today, this is a distressing, essential piece of work” — Jacob Weisberg, Chairman, The Slate Group
Read an excerpt from the chapter, “News of the Future (and the Future of News)”: