Importance Of Censorship In Music

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Have you ever watched a video of someone talking and their words were sort of blurred out or cut out? This is what people do in order to take the “bad words” out of the video. This is what is called censorship. Censorship is defined as the suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security. In reference to the category of music censorship, it is a retraction from artist’ work and restricts freedom of speech. Censorship is equivalent to blotting out a portion of a painting or ripping out parts of a movie. Some take censorship to a whole other level. Many people argue that censorship within music, movies, etc. should not be allowed. This meaning artists, actors and actresses should have the freedom to say or do whatever they wanted too. Some believe censorship in music inhibits others from enjoying the essential parts of songs and that it limits a person’s freedom of speech. In today’s society, you hear “bad words” on an everyday basis. But not so much on the radio. If you have ever noticed, when someone cusses or says something inappropriate while talking on the radio, it makes a beeping sound. Also, when songs are played on the radio, the unfitting words used in songs are altered into another sound so that the word is not said. This is what people do to blur out the impolite words and censor the content for others. When I was growing up, I was never allowed to get the
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