Censorship in the World Around Us Censorship is all over media around us. We may not notice that it is happening or that it is necessary. Media companies are taking more caution with what they allow to be posted on their site. Two parts of censorship that I find very problematic is Withholding information and… Continue reading Introduction

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

The phrase "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" was something that was introduced to me when I first joined Facebook back in 2011..funny enough it was actually the caption to my first profile picture. I didn't really think too much into what it meant, to my 11-year-old brain I just thought it… Continue reading See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

Thoughts about censorship.

I have never really sat down and thought about censorship and the different ways it could possibly affect me alone let alone the masses of people around the who use the internet. After doing some research about censorship and the different types that there are, there seems to be about four different types. Starting with… Continue reading Thoughts about 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

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

With All Due Respect…

After reading through some of the first articles posted and listening to the opening lectures on the many different types of censorship I think that learning about different government's beliefs on what should be censored interest me the most.  Sometimes I think that the United State's government is too sensitive on when something should be… Continue reading With All Due Respect…

Think Before You Post

Censorship has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion in recent years. You really have to be careful of what you say or post online because anything that is found offensive to someone can be censored. I am most interested in learning more about censorship on social media. I have seen several instances of content… Continue reading Think Before You Post

Is the modern audience “too sensitive”?

Censorship is interesting because we do not always realize that the media we come across has already been altered to the author's liking and we may not really be aware of what is and what is not censored online.  I find modern media censorship most interesting.  As a public, many people have began to form… Continue reading Is the modern audience “too sensitive”?