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Censorship

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The Censorship PPT was used to create an in class discussion. This PPT has video links exposing current censorship issues.

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Censorship

  1. 1. CENSORSHIP<br />
  2. 2. Intellectual freedom is the rightof every individual to both seek and receive informationfrom all points of view without restriction. <br />It provides for free access to all expressionsof ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause or movement may be explored. <br />From the American Library Association<br />
  3. 3. Censorshipis the suppression of ideas and informationthat certain persons- individuals, groups or government officials – find objectionable or dangerous. <br />Censorship occurs when expressive materials, like books, magazines, films and videos, or works of art, are removed or kept from public access. <br />From the American Library Association<br />
  4. 4. What is Censorship?<br />
  5. 5. First Amendment<br />Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. <br />What does censorship mean to you?<br />
  6. 6. First Amendment<br />Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. <br />What does censorship mean to you?<br />
  7. 7. Sarah Palin’s Book Censorship<br />What is your opinion of censorship in the Library?<br />
  8. 8. Sex With Animals? R U Kidding??<br />What is your opinion on censorship in the film industry?<br />
  9. 9. Google to Pull Out of China?<br />Do you think the Internet should be censored?<br />
  10. 10. Chinese Media Censors Obama’s Remarks on Censorship<br />Do you think censorship violates your liberties?<br />

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