The cartoons that shook the publisher

August 28, 2009

By Daniel Ortner at The Brandeis Hoot

The infirmity of free speech became abundantly clear when Prof. Jytte Klausen (POL) became the latest victim of the politically correct assault on academic freedom and discourse. Klausen is a leading expert on the growing Islamic population in Europe, and her latest book, "The Cartoons That Shook the World," focuses on the Muhammad cartoon controversy-arguing that rather than represent a truly deep seeded cultural animosity, the explosion of violence that followed the cartoons' publication was incited by radicals looking to score political victories...

Schools: Yale University Cases: Yale University: Censorship of Mohammed Cartoons at Yale University Press