Censorship and the Media

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The media provide our access to news and information. The citizens of a nation need to stay informed and thus come to trust the media that brings the news and information they desire without fear that it is a lie, an agency of an evil foreign power or in any other way not the closest to the truth possible. Censoring the media is tantamount to mind control of the citizenry. This issue is everyone's problem. …

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…are not censorship, but actually help the artist to exercise creative freedom. These warnings help parents to decide if a work is appropriate for them or for their children. Thus, more is acceptable artistically. For example, an album such as rapper “Ludacris” would never have been able to be released before the advent of the warning label. So, in that sense, warning techniques help to protect artists' freedoms, as well as the innocence of children.