Academic freedom is at risk. From the impact of the cuts in the UK to the threats faced by scholars in Turkey, Iraq, Belarus and Thailand, Index reports on the pressures. As creationists in the US use legal means to undermine the teaching of evolution in the classroom and the push for open access divides the academic community, leading writers and commentators analyse the space for freedom - with Maureen Freely, Thomas Docherty, Michael Foley, Heather L Weaver, May Witwit, Sinfah Tunsawaruth, Bart Knoles and more. Plus - as the Leveson Inquiry prepares to report on the culture and ethics of the press, Alan Rusbridger, Guido Fawkes, Trevor Kavanagh, Mark Lewis and Martin Moore reveal their hopes and expectations.
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Editorial - JO GLANVILLE Dispatches After Leveson - MARTA COOPER The Geek Effect - MARK HENDERSON From the Archive - HAROLD PINTER Censors On Campus Research by numbers - THOMAS DOCHERTY Crossing the Line - MAUREEN FREELY Cry for Peace - MEHMED UZUN Losing the Debate - YOUSEF T JABAREEN A Question of Sources - MICHAEL FOLEY From the Archive - MIGUEL ANGEL PARADA Stripsearch - MARTIN ROWSON Creationism by Stealth - HEATHER L WEAVER Royal Chill - SINFAH TUNSARAWUTH Index Index The Chill on Academic Freedom: A News Round-Up Costing Lives - BART KNOLES Open Knowledge - DOUG ROCKS-MACQUEEN False Freedoms - MAY WITWIT Memory Loss - DAVID R MARPLES Last Word Art of Resistance - MALU HALASA The Past in Hiding - ANDREW GRAHAM-YOOLL Protagonist of History - CEFERINO REATO From the Archive - ARTHUR MILLER