Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Is censorship ok if it increases readership?
Saying they want to publish a version that won't be banned from some schools because of its language, two scholars are editing the book to eliminate uses of the "N" word and replace it with "slave. The edition, from NewSouth Books, will also shorten an offensive reference to Native Americans.
So much for letting kids be exposed to controversy so that controversy can be confronted and explained.
Or you could just handle it like the TV show, The Family Guy.