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

Is Government Regulation Inevitable?

google Social media is a vast place where billions of people are able to share their own content, becoming an integral part of everyone’s lives with thousands of platforms available to use. Social media has shaped the way we receive information, and over the years it has evolved from people being consumers of information and… Continue reading Is Government Regulation Inevitable?

My thoughts on Censorship.

Censorship comes in many common sources including Governmental, Social Networking, Employers, Schools, Media Producers, Religious Leaders, and many more. Of these common sources I am really interested in the way the government handles censored information. As stated, only the government has legal right to use force to enforce their laws and views. Because the United… Continue reading My thoughts on Censorship.

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