(this is a continuation of Why did the News-Miner Censor ‘Doonesbury’?)
Here is the final, ‘controversial’ Doonesbury comic in the series that was banned by several papers last week, preceded by the first five strips:
(The author, Mr. Garry Trudeau, and Reader Supported News have kindly granted permission [...]
FAIRBANKS — Along with a very small number of other newspapers across the nation, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (as well as the Juneau Empire) chose not to publish (i.e., censor) last week’s series of Doonesbury comics.
For those of you that have been deprived until now, Doonesbury is the Pulitzer Prize-winning brainchild of Garry Trudeau that [...]
ALASKA — Yes, this one can be filed in the ‘blatant discrimination’ category. According to Dermot Cole, columnist for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, the University of Alaska is considering instituting a ban on the hiring of tobacco users as early as July. No, this isn’t discrimination anywhere near as ugly as the sort that’s [...]
JUST ACROSS THE POND, IN RUSSIA — Today Prime Minister, and former president, Vladimir Putin has claimed to be the victor in Russia’s presidential election, only a few years after he had to step down from the post due to term limits.
According to the Associated Press, Putin thanked thousands of flag-waving supporters, [...]
(this article is not fake, we assure you — if you don’t trust us, simply ‘google’ it & read about it in articles that are much less spectacular than this one…)
NOT FAIRBANKS — A man that has no apparent ties to Alaska, let alone to the Fairbanks area (or, for that matter, any of [...]
FAIRBANKS – Ron Paul will be speaking this Sunday (3/4) in both Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska. His presentations will come just two days before Alaskans participate in the Presidential Preference Poll on March 6.
The event will be taking place in Fairbanks at 1 PM in the Westmark Hotel Gold Room!
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