• Jerry Johnson’s fight for Christian communicators

    February 10 2016 by James A. Smith Sr., SBTS | with 0 comments
    Jerry Johnson’s fight for Christian communicators

    Jerry Johnson’s mission in leading the National Religious Broadcasters is to protect his fellow communicators’ right to exist and prevent the the censorship of evangelical voices on radio, television, the Internet and social media. Johnson will lead his third annual meeting as president of the association of communicators Feb. 23-26 ...

  • ‘Christmas’ censorship attempts recur annually

    December 17 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Christmas’ censorship attempts recur annually

    At least four public attempts to censor the use of the term “Christmas” and the display of related decorations such as Christmas trees have been reported this year in the United States, specifically in New Hampshire, Virginia, New York and Tennessee. Such censorship attempts occur annually at Christmas …

  • McDonald’s, Starbucks asked to filter Wi-Fi

    October 17 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    McDonald’s, Starbucks asked to filter Wi-Fi

    A campaign requesting that McDonald’s and Starbucks implement pornography filters in conjunction with their free Wi-Fi service at U.S. locations is “righteous” and should receive enthusiastic support from “people of faith,” a leader of Southern Baptists’ anti-pornography initiative told Baptist Press.

  • Google restricts porn in ads, apps

    June 18 2014 by Kiley Crossland, World News Service/Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Google is cracking down on sexually graphic content with two recent policy changes, one implemented in March and one that started in June. The new rules take steps to eliminate explicit material in Google's advertisements and apps.

  • Book stirs controversy in Watauga County

    May 20 2014 by Rick Houston, Special to the Recorder | with 0 comments

    Despite a county board of education vote to keep author Isabel Allende’s book The House of the Spirits in a sophomore honors English class at Watauga High School in Boone, the controversy that erupted over its use may not be over according to Chastity Lesesne. The Watauga County Board of Education voted 3-2 Feb. 27 to allow…

  • Conservatives say censorship has increased on Facebook, iTunes

    October 9 2013 by Katherine Burgess, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    Among other companies, Facebook, Google and Apple are participating in the rise of "viewpoint censorship" often targeting conservative Christian values.