Nancy Pearl, badass Seattle librarian, has something to say about banned books: Read them.
As the market for movies and entertainment grows in China, both American and Chinese productions face difficult questions when it comes to Chinese government censorship. But figuring out if things are getting better or worse is harder than it appears.
Russian filmmakers must either avoid using profane dialogue or seek alternative ways to show their films, now that Russian 'mat' is no longer permitted in public performances
The Israeli parliament is considering a law that would criminalize the use of the word 'Nazi' in most cases. It turns out that some Israeli Jews use references to Nazis and the Holocaust as insults directed at their own fellow Jews.
On Monday afternoon some Iranian social media users got a big surprise. They were able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly, without the use of proxies. The tweets, however, were short-lived.
The culture in Qatar hasn't allowed them to accept the idea of journalism. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Northwestern University in Qatar journalism student Yara Darwish. He says Qatar is a very private society where many do not understand the news.
Singaporean Leslie Chew is the cartoonist behind the provocative comic strip 'Demon-cratic Singapore'. It's based on fictional events and characters but that hasn't stopped Singapore's government from charging Chew with contempt.
The late North Korean Leader Kim Jong-il was the film fan. Director Lynn Lee got permission to film behind the scenes of the most cut-off film industry in the world.
David Guttenfelder, the chief Asia photographer for the Associate Press, covers North Korea for the AP. He talks with The World about photographing one of the world's most closed off locations.
If you're mad about something on TV, in a magazine or even a radio program like The World, you can write to us. But if you're the subject of a political cartoon or caricature and you disagree with it, what do you do?