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
Censorship has become a very sensitive topic to many people and it has come up in our daily conversations because of how many questions that it can raise. When it comes to the media, especially, content is censored in order to protect individuals from any harmful material. It is clearly an important factor of our… Continue reading What is the Root of the Problem with Censorship?
I believe that there are many things that are censored now that should not be, but there are also things that are not censored and they should be. If I were in charge, and in a perfect world I think that the ideas of racism, misogyny, and homophobia should all be censored. I would also… Continue reading Censorship Final
The last few weeks I have had the opportunity to examine different instances of censorship on social media and how certain offensive language can affect individuals, celebrities or companies. Instead of just looking at singular instances of censorship on social media it is important to also analyze proposed solutions to the problems we are so… Continue reading Why we need to Censor our Social Media Posts
For this assignment, I decided to do a podcast, that basically closes out the discussion I started about whether the word queer is offensive or not and if people should use the word. The reason I chose to pick this word was that it's just such a grey term because the word its self is… Continue reading To conclude..Is it or isn’t it?
These past 2 weeks our class has been discussing offensive language. We have had the chance to share our feelings on these subjects with many of our classmates and have a discussion back and forth. During our discussion cycle the offensive word I decided to write about was the “retarded” or as I like to… Continue reading Spread Respect not Offense
"The female of the dog or some other carnivorous mammals" that is how Merriam Webster defines the word bitch. Yet, in today' society you can find people using the word to describe a woman who is viewed as being a control freak, rude or if she is just not liked by someone. The term can be used… Continue reading How do you define it?
The situation is all too familiar- you or a group of friends is out at the bar, singing along at a music festival, or just dancing at a house party. Rap music is blaring through the speakers and you reach the part of the chorus when the rapper uses the N-word. Depending on the color… Continue reading No, you can’t say it.
For the eighth straight season, the NBA showed love for their Chinese fan base for their New Year’s celebration in February. The 15-game celebration just recently concluded last Sunday during the NBA All Star game in Charlotte. There has been a growing friendship between China and the NBA dating back to the Michael Jordan era… Continue reading NBA Vet Uses Chinese Racial Slur in Video
Over the past several weeks, I have had the opportunity to examine many words or phrases that have generated an extensive amount of controversy across many platforms. It has become extremely common to come across a headline of a prestigious figure or celebrity under fire for using an offensive word or slang that has completely… Continue reading “Spread the Word to End the Word”