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The Need for Censorship in the Media
Censorship is the cuts and remakes of media mainly movies. Censorship
is usually when ‘obscene’ scenes and actions have been removed from a
piece of media. Censorship has been around for a long time, censorship
is supposed to protect ‘us’ from the things which happen in media for
example movies which contain horror, sex or violence.
Censorship is said by the government to help us because it cuts out
scenes which may mentally affect us for example a film about poverty
and the working class which could trigger a revolution because our
minds are not mentally strong able to take that it is just a film. We
might even need censorship in some movies to protect young people fro
m watching adult movies which could change them for a short or long
term period.
The areas of media I am going to look at are films, video, music,
printed word and video games all these areas of media are widely
available to many groups of people, this includes adults and children.
Censorship has been around fo…