Dark Matter

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Jo Glanville
SAGE Publications, Nov 1, 2011 - Censorship - 192 pages
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Contents

Data Control
3
Contents
6
Despatches
11
Lessons for Leveson
14
Speed Dating History
27
Dark Matter
37
Choking Debate
40
Data Trap
48
Information Gap
113
Shooting the Messenger
120
Smog Rules
125
Articles of Faith
135
Whistle Stop
149
First Person
155
A Lesson in Tyranny
157
Wet Night of Deliverance
163

Secret Trials
59
Daring to Doubt
74
Saving Souls
87
Burden of Proof
100
How to make Tea
169
Index Index
174
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Jo Glanville is Director of English PEN and joined the organization in September 2012 from Index on Censorship,nbsp;where she served as an award-winning Editor since 2006.nbsp;

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