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    CENSORSHIP Abstract Censorship is a means by which families and governments can filter exactly what the user is able to access. Some argue that censorship is necessary given all the questionable content in the world while others believe that censorship is a violation of free speech and expression. There are some that even feel as if “the powers that be” use censorship as a means of controlling the world. We will explore from different aspects what censorship is‚ how we are affected by it‚ and

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    Look at the Arguments for and Against Censorship “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech‚ or of the press” (Roleff‚ Barbour‚ and Szumski 5). Controversy surrounds the topic of censorship. Americans generally believe in the freedom of speech and expression‚ but some citizens of the liberal USA support censorship. Globally speaking‚ censorship is not really a topic of discussion‚ it just exists. Librarians have struggled with censorship over the years and the development of new

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    Censorship? You have to be kidding me! Censorship is used by government and other ordinary people to basically get rid of things they don’t like and things they think harms society. Censorship puts the people who censor in control. The person who censors is almost like a dictator with all power. Censorship eludes to a fascist government where the government controls what you see and what you do and what you hear. The government basically controls you. Censorship puts all power into the hands of

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    Prof. Mikhael Rhet 102- Essay July 5 2013 Media censorship in Egypt Censorship is the suppression of something that may considered as inappropriate or unmoral. Governments especially in undemocratic countries use media censorship for its own benefit and for political censorship. Political censorship is that government hides information from the citizens because they do not want the diffusion of different point of views and voices. Censorship has its advantages and disadvantages like everything

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    themselves to incessantly scrutinize and block that which doesn ’t appeal to them. Censorship in general means the suppression of speech or other public communication which may be considered objectionable‚ harmful‚ sensitive‚ or inconvenient as determined by a government‚ media outlet‚ or other controlling body. It can be done by governments and private organizations or by individuals who engage in self-censorship. It occurs in a variety of different contexts including speech‚ books‚ music‚ films

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    Censorship is the act or practice of suppressing the speech or public communication which is considered objectionable‚ harmful and sensitive‚ by a government‚ media outlet or other controlling bodies. This public content is censored for many reasons that the active bodies believe are immoral. Some reasons include: controlling obscenities‚ pornography‚ hate speeches‚ protecting young children‚ to promote or restrict political or religious views or even to protect the national security of a country

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    I believe that the censorship clause should be removed. Having the censorship clause in place limits the imagination and creativity of the artist. Not only does it limit the artist but it limits the art project itself. The censorship also adds pressure on the artist to create a piece of art that is appropriate and free of anything vulgar that would violate the censorship clause. Art was created to express ones emotion‚ ideas‚ and creativity to the world. Therefore‚ censoring the art project is

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    Phil Turner Philosophy 02/14/2012 Censorship Should the government censor media‚ literature‚ and the internet? Censorship has been a major controversy in the United States even before it was country. In 1734 a New York newspaper printer‚ John Peter Zenger‚ publicly bashed the current ruler at the time and was imprisoned. He was defended by Alexander Hamilton who made his famous speech “truth can ’t be libel.” This case led to freedom of speech to be added to the Declaration of Independence

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    Liberal Censorship (Socratic Seminar) A brief introduction * It is clear that neither technology nor censorship can stand without impacting each other in one way or another. What we should aim for would be minimize the negative impacts‚ and maximize the benefits of media. As such‚ it is clear that we have to strike a balance between censorship and technology. * One clear example would be that new forms of media are making it an uphill task to maintain the extant level of censorship * At

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    Censorship is a process of controlling‚restricting or preventing the public broadcast of some words‚ideas and other statements‚which are against the moral values of a particular society or that words are forbidden in that society according to the rules of censorship. (http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3401800712.html). Censor board is a committee of several people who monitor the voilation of certain moral and religious or any other values.The committee has a responsibility to monitor writings

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    Censorship I will discuss whether or not censorship is a good or bad thing and what affect it has on the people and whether this influence is helpful to society. The media needs censorship because discretion in viewers or censorship is necessary; it reduces the risk of exposing children of easily influenced ages to adult content as well as inappropriate content that should not be exposed to all. Media exposure is a powerful factor in influencing the values and opinions of children; for this reason

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    Censorship: To censor‚ or not to censor? What is Censorship? Censor-ship- The practice of officially examining books‚ movies‚ etc.‚ and suppressing unacceptable parts. This is the Merriam-Webster definition of censorship. However some may argue that this vague definition sheds little light on the many cases of censorship. People against censorship such as English scholars would argue that censorship is far more complex than the definition that Merriam – Webster has offered. Those against censorship

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    English 111 October 27‚ 2013 Censorship Have you ever been listening to the radio and heard a “beeeeep” in some parts of the song you’re listening to? You know‚ the annoying sound that interrupts the song? The sound is a familiar one among those of us that listen to the radio‚ in particular Rap/hip-hop music stations. This noise is heard because it’s used to bleep out/censor the word that was previously there; the word was most likely ‘bad’ or offensive. Censorship is a growing concern for our

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    Of the various types of censorship in Malaysia‚ Internet censorship is among them. File sharing websites like The Pirate Bay have been censored on the basis of piracy. Former Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi and current Prime Minister Najib Razak have pledged that Internet access in Malaysia will not be censored as it is up to parents to install their own censorship software and provide education to their children (provide self-censorship). Any act that curbs internet freedom is theoretically contrary

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    Censorship in Music Industry Censorship in the music industry is a very controversial topic. One that has stirred up much debate in the past two decades. There have been many different arguments‚ however a question still remains. Should music be censored or should it should not be censored. Before you can form an opinion on this‚ you must hear both sides of the argument. Some people believe that music should be censored so all audiences can hear it without it containing any controversial lyrics

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    Censorship is the control of information and or ideas from an individual or a group. Music‚ movies‚ books‚ television‚ mail‚ news‚ radio‚ art‚ theatre and the internet are censored. Some things that can be found though these varies things can be harmful if it gets in the wrong hands. Censorship is a good way of controlling what some people consider to be bad or offensive‚ and some people feel that censorship is a way that the government can control us as a society. Censorship in my opinion is

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    good faith but technology in entertainment has taken over many people’s interest. Entertainment to this day continues to interfere with the society’s religious mentality while it continues to be seen as a disruption for the admiration of humans. Censorship should be practical on many entertainment products to help prevent corruption of minors and people of all ages. Entertainment comes in many varieties such as music. In Chapter 9 of the book Shoot the Singer‚ by Paul Erasmus‚ people were prevented

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    Censorship in Music When listening to the radio‚ most people come across a song that has been changed from its original version‚ whether certain words are beeped out‚ or a string of lyrics are replaced altogether. This is censorship‚ and it is very common on the radio. It is also very controversial. People don’t agree what should be censored or if anything should be censored at all. However‚ we believe that censorship is a good thing. Censorship allows offensive music to be altered so that it is

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    without censorship? Everyone would know everything whether it is good or bad. In the real world; however‚ censorship allows the elimination of objectionable or dangerous ideas or information. In sources A‚ E‚ and H it is portrayed that censorship is more helpful to society than harmful. Censorship is better for society because it prevents children from becoming corrupt‚ lack of parenting‚ and bullies in the depths of cyberspace. In Pros and Cons of Censorship‚ the different ways censorship used‚ suggest

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    2nd period 27 January 2008 Video Game Censorship From the blurred images on TV to the beeped out words on the radio‚ censorship can be seen everywhere. It can be defined as the act or practice of suppressing material deemed objectionable on moral‚ political‚ military‚ or other grounds. Censorship has been around for decades and has been done by various groups‚ such as the government‚ religious groups‚ corporations‚ or the mass media. Censorship is also seen in every country and each of them

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