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Censorship in Film and Media

Summary: Censorship in films and other mediums is uneeded. The author cites sources that maintain that richness of today's films would not be present with government monitoring its contents and that films don't cause people to harm each other.
Is censorship really necessary in the entertainment industry? Does violence in the media really influence people to commit violent acts? Are we the society going to blame filmmakers in Hollywood for all the crimes we commit"

Think of these questions as you read. "If an individual commits an act of violence in response to a media experience, then the psychological condition of the perpetrator is the problem not the film" (Censorship in Film). Censorship of film is not needed, "One wants to believe that those who save us by censoring us have the best intentions, but it is difficult. At bottom, the urge to censor and sanitize public discourse and entertainment comes of fear of youth, fear of new technology, fear of tastes and values that do not match their own"

(Paul Mc Masters 26).

Those who censor believe we the people can not save ourselves from our own...

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