December 14, 2017

Canada: “Tintin Book Back On Winnipeg Library Shelves, but in Adult Section”

From The Canadian Press:

The Winnipeg Public Library has put the children’s book, “Tintin in America,” back on its shelves but has moved it into the adult graphic novel section because of its stereotypical depictions of indigenous people.

[Clip]

The library had originally pulled the book off its shelves completely but after a review it was determined it should be put in the adult section.

Read the Complete Article

Background

A 1932 Belgian Comic Book Removed From Winnipeg Public Library Collection Pending Review (March 23, 2015)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

Share