Article Title

Renewal of Rolling Stone

Authors

Newspaper

The Sun-Tribune (Sutherlin)

Date

2-27-1992

Challenged Material

Rolling stone

Reading Level

adult

Location

Oakland

Participants

Oakland High School Board; Barbara Peebles; Roger Stewart; Kathleen Young; Joe Reed; Keith Coble; Ed Carson; Scott Langkamp

Outcome

subscription was cancelled; back issues retained with access with parental approval

Abstract

Oakland High School Board decided to no longer subscribe to "Rolling Stone" and to retain the back issues. Students may check out the issues with parental approval. Barbara Peebles, the library's Media Specialist, considered this censorship; the Board looked at the cost and value of retaining the magazine and decided to use the money elsewhere. The article details both viewpoints.

Keywords

vulgarity, sexually explicit

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