Does Censorship Help Us?

(Techish Kenya) Throughout this course, we have learned a lot about censorship and how we are constantly surrounded by it. Censorship was never something that I thought much about, I just assumed that censorship was only happening in countries that did not have as much freedom as the United States. We have freedom of speech,… Continue reading Does Censorship Help Us?

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Things that I think should be Censored…

Censorship. The definition of censorship according to the Oxford Dictionary is the suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable or a threat to security. Before this class, I didn’t really think too much about censorship and when I did, I never thought it had that… Continue reading Things that I think should be Censored…

Censoring Children’s Media: Protecting the new generation from the big, bad Internet

Source: IT Security Guru Throughout the duration of the course we have analyzed and discussed varying forms of censorship in media, life, and politics. The majority of these arguments surrounded censoring celebrities’ controversial social media posts, censoring hate speech across public platforms, and even self censorship when it came to body modification or privately made… Continue reading Censoring Children’s Media: Protecting the new generation from the big, bad Internet

It’s Time to Make a Change!

  Over the course of this semester our class has been in discussions about some very interesting topics surrounding things that have been censored in our everyday lives andthings that have been censored in the media whether a celebrity said it or it was an ordinary person that went viral. Seeing all these topics really helped… Continue reading It’s Time to Make a Change!

Hate Speech Censored

"Hate Speech is not free speech" -The Right Left Chronicles Over the last several weeks, I have had the opportunity to read many thoughts and ideas on different kinds of censorship in this course. I have learned about many topics regarding offensive words, censorship and social media, and sensuality. Censorship is a very controversial topic… Continue reading Hate Speech Censored

What Should be Censored…

Personally, I don't like the idea of censoring. It's a scary facit to think about once you start. An entity lurking behind the scenes, controlling what you can and cannot think, read, or know. Just the thought of that fills me with emotions. How dare they think they can control what I consume. How dare… Continue reading What Should be Censored…

What Should be Censored: South Park vs. Thirteen Reasons Why

Learning about all the different kinds of topics that should or should not be censored this semester has been very interesting and overwhelming. I have learned a lot and my opinions and ideas have evolved since the beginning of the semester till the end. While I spent some time realizing what I was most passionate… Continue reading What Should be Censored: South Park vs. Thirteen Reasons Why