Censorship Online

We have learned about and discussed many cases of censorship over the course of the semester. Censorship can be a difficult topic to discuss because everyone has different opinions on what should or should not be censored. However, I feel like a majority of the class agreed on things that should be censored. There was… Continue reading Censorship Online

Instagram’s Censorship of Women’s Bodies

Women are constantly being censored on social media, specifically Instagram, for things they post. A lot of people argue that there is inequality between what men can post compared to what women can post. There is also controversy over celebrities being able to get away with posting more scandalous pictures without the platform deleting them.… Continue reading Instagram’s Censorship of Women’s Bodies

Finding a Balance Between a Safe Online Environment and Inhibiting Free Speech

There is a lot of controversy over the topic of speech regulation on social media. Everyone has their own opinion on whether social media sites are doing enough to keep offensive speech off of their sites. According to an article titled 'Regulating Free Speech on Social Media is Dangerous and Futile'¬†written on Brookings, "79% of… Continue reading Finding a Balance Between a Safe Online Environment and Inhibiting Free Speech

Kendrick Lamar Stopped Fan Singing the N-word On Stage

  Photo By: Business Insider Kendrick Lamar Calls Out Fan For Using N-Word | The Guardian Article Kendrick Lamar, the first rapper to ever win the Pulitzer Prize for music, uses the n-word in many of his songs, but recently made it clear that he does not want his white fans singing the word. The… Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Stopped Fan Singing the N-word On Stage

Censorship on Television

Censorship is defined as¬†'the suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security'. Censorship can be found in all types of media regarding many different issues. There is a lot of controversy over the topic of censorship because of our First Amendment… Continue reading Censorship on Television