Censorship Essay Topics

Internet Censorship

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War News Censorship

Censorship is a general term used to describe the manner at which control of information and its circulation is being employed within a society. Censorship is often administrated with the goal to implicate political suppression and to deliberately impose moral values on others. It can be implemented through government and private pressures, although government sponsored… View Article

Censorship v Pornography

1.0   Introduction:       This paper seeks to determine whether there is basis to use censorship to deal with pornography, based on critical assessment of the feminist debates about the issue.  In addition, an examination on how pornography is made similar to prostitution, drugs, and other marginal crimes will be analyzed given its roots in moral… View Article

Censorship: To censor, or not to censor?

Censor-ship- The practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts. This is the Merriam-Webster definition of censorship. However some may argue that this vague definition sheds little light on the many cases of censorship. People against censorship such as English scholars would argue that censorship is far more complex than the definition… View Article

Is Banning Books Constitutional?

The Catcher in the Rye. The Scarlet Letter. Huckleberry Finn. Harry Potter. The Diary of Anne Frank. Animal Farm. To Kill a Mockingbird. The Da Vinci Code. The Grapes of Wrath. These literary classics have been vital to the education of many, especially children and adolescents (Banned Books). These great novels both teach important values… View Article

Censorship in Literature

The works of J.D. Salinger, Harper Lee, and John Steinbeck are recognized as classic literature masterpieces that have been read by young students across the nation. Books such as the Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men, and many more have all been banned from schools at one point since… View Article

Pro: Censorship Debate

When censorship is not involved, things can lead to madness within our communi ty and people. Without being able to censor, things such as inappropriate images from books, news, Internet, movies and even television shows can lead to harm to the people who are seeking different images daily, things at least have to be put… View Article

The Supreme Court on ‘Hazelwood’

Both judges and school officials have been thinking about and dealing with the nature of students’ rights to free speech through the 1970s and 1980s, since Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School Dist., the 1969 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that acknowledged student rights. Stating that students do not “shed their constitutional rights . …. View Article

The Chocolate War: To Ban or To Not Be Banned

In Robert Cormier’s The Chocolate War, the story itself may be considered a little controversial. Although the storyline is interesting and many people had their eyes glued to the page, others believe that some parts in the book are too controversial that it should be banned in schools. I personally believe that even though The… View Article

Interview about Censorship

The application of censorship in Kuwait corresponds not only to the mandated laws surrounding freedom of speech but also the capacity to exercise a set of norms that are influenced by culture and religious beliefs of the people. My interview of a female magazine editor of “Blink Magazine” offers insights of not only how this… View Article

The Arts Censored

Censorship is the regulation or suppression of writing or speech that is considered harmful to the common good or a threat to national security. The Arts have always been involved in the world, but there has always been someone behind the scenes that censors what is shown. Lately, people believe that more is shown than… View Article

TV Censorship

In some countries, television and radio programs are carefully censored for offensive language and behavior. In other countries, there is little or no censorship at all. Censorship must be allowed and introduced by the government to every children program the TV or radio produces, while it should not exist into the adults programs. American children… View Article

Perspectives on Free-Speech Zones on College Campuses

Naturally, many negative connotations come along with the term “free-speech zone. ” The wording alone automatically insinuates that free speech should not be allowed everywhere, which is hardly the true intention of the idea. Sometimes the right of free speech is taken advantage of; such as in certain rallies and protests, where disruptive noise, violence,… View Article

Unconstitutional Book Banning

Imagine you’re in graduate school and you’re doing your doctorate on a controversial issue. You’ve done most of the research however there’s one book that has specific information that you need, and you can only find it in that particular book. You’ve looked on the online database and find out that the book is in… View Article

Censorship of Electronic Communication Systems

Communication system of society is changing rapidly with the time. In ancient ages people use to communicate with shouting. If people are much more apart from one another the letter writing was the only means of communication just before 500 years. Due to rapid development of science, now a days a message can be passed… View Article

Banned Books

Banned books are becoming more current in this day of time. People often do not understand the challenge of books or why a book is being banned. Ken Petrilli, the author of “Banned Books Week: Celebrating You (and Celebrating Your (and Your Teens! ) Freedom to Read” in the Young Adult Library Services summer of… View Article

Book Banning

Each year, libraries across the United States report hundreds of challenges. The leading causes for contesting a book are sexually explicit content, offensive language and inappropriate subjects for minors [source: American Library Association]. Only a minority of the requests actually make it through to banning the book from its respective library. The Catcher in the… View Article

Censored Literature

There are many reason why states or international countries ban and censor literature. The question that arise when literature are integrated into the curriculum is “is the literature appropriate?” The reason for censored or banned literature is culture, language, religion, and age. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding is literature that has been… View Article

Whether The Internet Should Be Censored

These days the Internet has advanced at an alarming rate in the last 20 years. The Internet is an electronic communications platform that connects computer networks around the world. It is commonly recognised that Internet can help people finish what they would like to. Although plenty of people feel that Internet should not be controlled… View Article

Expression Case Digest

1-a. IN RE: Ramon Tulfo Facts: In Oct. 13, 1989, Tulfo wrote an article in his column in PDI ‘On Target’ stating that the Supreme Court rendered an idiotic decision in legalizing checkpoints, and again on Oct. 16, 1989, where he called the Supreme Court stupid and “sangkatutak na mga bobo justices of the Philippine… View Article

Why Music Censorship is No Longer Necessary

Censorship of music is the practice of restricting free access to musical works. This censorship may stem from a wide variety of motivations, including moral, political, military or religious reasons. Censorship can range from the complete government-enforced legal prohibition of a musical work, to private, voluntary removal of content when a musical work appears in… View Article

Internet Censorship Research Paper

Imagine a place where you had access to any information you needed, at any time. Some might say that this place may not exist, but others could say that this defines the Internet. The Internet gives you access to all sorts of wonderful knowledge and other content, but with good comes some bad. Countries throughout… View Article

The negative side of the internet

With newer technology comes a price and with the internet it is our children’s innocence. A huge problem concerning the internet from the time it first began has been the issue of inappropriate material on the internet, a large part of which is child pornography. This has initiated a need for regulation which prevents this… View Article

Censorship: A Comparison of Two Literary Works

Since the beginning of literature and intellectual society, philosophers and writers have composed works which have an underlying theme of censorship. One of the earliest of these works is The Allegory of the Cave, which is contained within Book Five of The Republic of Plato. Countless authors throughout time have made references to Plato’s work… View Article

Google Inc. in China

The case study is titled Google Inc., In china, written by Kirsten E. Martin for the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics. Kirsten Martin is the Assistant Professor of Business and Economics at the Catholic University of America and Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics Fellow, “to encourage classroom discussion and not to illustrate effective… View Article

Internet censorship

INTERNET CENSORSHIP Internet censorship is subjected to governmental control to keep programmes inoffensive to the public. It controls the ideas and information in a society. The question is if government should be allowed full authority on the internet. Is it completely fine to allow the government to decide the information we access and does this… View Article

Argumentation Essay: Facebook

Argumentation Essay: Facebook When a possible employee is in the process of being hired, his or her employment should be based on a social media network such as, Facebook. The main points for this position consists of professional versus social, freedom of speech versus censorship, and a person’s true identity behind closed doors. Facebook is… View Article

Is censorship necessary?

With the advent of new media, the dissemination of information has reached an unparalleled scale, bringing to the fore the inevitable reality of censorship. The issue of censorship has been a contentious one and conservatives argue for its instatement while liberals dispute its existence. In my opinion, I think that a form of censorship has… View Article