An absence of censorship might not be a perfect notion, however, it also doesn't mean that the government uses it for its own personal gain by suppressing dissent.
It stifles the opposition, broadcasting only a particular point of view.
▰ People have a right to know.
▰ Media giants push their own agenda under the pretext of censorship.
That isn't true; however, certain censorship is good since it keeps information away from kids who are not mature enough to understand what they are reading or viewing.
But we don’t live in a perfect world - so while we can’t always monitor what our children watch, or predict what could inspire violent behaviour, we can take steps to protect the vulnerable in society through classification and censorship. p
Censorship proves necessary here.
▰ Books may be used to portray wrong information about individuals or groups that could incite violence against them.
As a sophomore in high school, I can honestly say that I was grateful for censorship in elementary, because as I got older, I realized that the world was not as nice and polite as it had been presented to us.
censorship is a means of enforcing a point of view on others, and, while it can be used in what some consider to be morally right, not everyone thinks the same way.
The film is the latest to take centre stage in the ongoing censorship discussion.,
Librarians have struggled with censorship over the years and the development of new technology and communication has made the predicament even worse....
Produced by Sean S. Cunningham (Friday the 13th) and directed by James Isaac (Jason X), House III was released domestically as The Horror Show, where it was hacked by the US censors for its gratuitous gore sequence now lovingly reinstated for this definitive release from Arrow Video.
1903 -- First public screening of a film in Korea (the exact year is debated).
1910 -- Korea is formally annexed by Japan, after several years of effective colonization.
1919 -- First Korean film, a kinodrama (play with motion picture inserts) named ().
1923 -- First silent film, () directed by Yun Baek-nam.
1926 -- by Na Un-kyu.
1935 -- First sound film, directed by Lee Myung-woo.
1937 -- Japan invades China; censorship of film industry increases.
1945 -- Japan surrenders; Korea regains independence, but is soon divided in two.
1949 -- Korea's first color film, by Hong Seong-gi.
1950 -- War starts on the Korean Peninsula.
1953 -- Cease-fire agreement signed at Panmunjeom.
1956 -- Box office smash inaugurates industry revival.
1960 -- , directed by Kim Ki-young.
1961 -- , (pictured right) directed by Yu Hyun-mok.
1961 -- Military coup leads to consolidation and heavy regulation of film industry.
1973 -- Establishment of Korean Motion Picture Promotion Corporation (KMPPC).
1974 -- Establishment of Korean Film Archive.
1979 -- President Park Chung Hee is assassinated.
1980 -- Gwangju Uprising.
1981 -- , directed by Im Kwon-taek.
1988 -- Hollywood studios open first branch offices in Korea, led by UIP.
1992 -- is first film financed by a member of the chaebol (Samsung).
1993 -- Democratization spreads in Korea under new president Kim Young Sam.
1993 -- , directed by Im Kwon-taek, sets new local box office record.
1997 -- Opening of Namyangju Cinema Complex outside of Seoul.
1999 -- , directed by Kang Jae-gyu, kicks off commercial boom.
2001 -- Local market share tops 50%, boom in overseas sales.
2004 -- and become the first films to sell 10 million tickets.
2004 -- wins Grand Prix (second prize) at the Cannes Film Festival.
2006 -- breaks box office record and helps local market share reach 64%.
Chris Roth writes in his article “Three Decades of Film Censorship…right before your eyes”, that censorship by ratings is a serious First Amendment issue that deserves debate and action.
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