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

The tattoo taboo: exploring body modification censorship

In this podcast we explore the taboo surrounding body modification and the stigma behind them in the workforce. In the U.S. tattoos are still seen as unprofessional, even though 40% of millennials, those who are most looking to start their career paths, have multiple tattoos. Outside of our borders, countries like China are prohibiting actors… Continue reading The tattoo taboo: exploring body modification censorship

Can A.I. be the solution to social media censorship?

With social media becoming a predominant part of human culture, the concept of censoring that media grows in tandem. Media powerhouses such as Facebook, Google, YouTube, and Twitter are facing public pressure to control the content posted on their sites and protect users from hateful, offensive, or sensitive content; however, can these sites keep up?… Continue reading Can A.I. be the solution to social media censorship?

Social media’s fight in the battle between hate speech and free speech

The concept of censorship is not a new one- governments, large companies, religious organizations, and public schools have monitored and censored the thoughts, words, and actions of their participants for as long as modern society has existed. With the development of the Internet- and shortly after, social media, we as a society have made tremendous… Continue reading Social media’s fight in the battle between hate speech and free speech