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What is Censorship?
What types of censorship are there?
Corporate Censorship* Moral Censorship* Political Censorship* Music Censorship*Media Censorship* Civil Liberties Censorship*Government Censorship*Book Censorship *Military Censorship*Censorship in Schools* Internet Censorship
Government*Schools*Parents*Editors*Newspapers*Networks*Churches* Corporations*Anyone, really. Do you ever censor your conversation because of who may be listening? Or you social networking posts?
There are many different reasons information may be left out or altered fro certain audiences. Here are a few reasons people may think censorship is their best option:
Fear of controversy* Not wanting to offend* Ideas are considered dangerous* Ideas may lead to anti-social behavior* Ideas are dangerous* Potential boycotts* Material is illegal
"Because freedom can't protect itself"
"...promoting freedom of thought, inquiry and expressions and oppossing censorship in all its forms"
"WeFightCensorship.org (WeFC) is a Reporters Without Borders project that aims to combat censorship and promote the flow of news and information."
Censorship and Challenges
Intellectual Freedom and Censorship Q&A