Chapter 17: Censorship. Should censorship be used in any circumstances? What about obscenity or hate speech? Does censorship destroy art, or does some measure of restraint actually make art better?
Eminem.com – The rapper’s website.
The Paradox of Eminem: Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up? – A look at Eminem – His life, work, and the controversy surrounding him.
Eminem Photo Gallery – A gallery of Eminem pictures.
The Eminem Syndrome – Article on Eminem’s negative social influence on society.
The Voice of America – Rolling Stone article on Eminem and how his music is sweeping, and defining, America.
Watchdogs launch attack on filter law – Report on the challenges to the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
Children’s Internet Protection Act – Actual text of the act.
Censorship in a Box: Why Blocking Software Is Wrong for Public Libraries – The ACLU’s position on filtering software in libraries.
American Library Association Is No Friend of Our Children – Supports CIPA and accuses the American Library Association of not having the best interests of children at heart.
Stormfront – The white supremacist’s homepage.
Father and son team on hate site – Article on Don Black, his son, and their website, Stormfront.
Don Black: White Pride World Wide – Article that exposes Don Black and his website as hate mongers.
Internet and First Amendment – Does not support hate speech but also does not support censoring hate speech on the internet.
Censorship in Hollywood – A history of censorship in Hollywood.
The Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 – Text of the production code that governed Hollywood for years.
Of Black Centaurettes, Twin Towers, and Political Correctness: The Question of Censorship – An extensive history of film censorship and its pros and cons.
‘It Is So Sad to Just Accept’ – One controversial filmmaker’s views on censorship in Hollywood.
Guarding against 'Hollywood' Values – Article that blasts Hollywood for its non-family friendly values.