Censorship. ...An exposé. Some History The Hays Code :1930. “ 1. No picture shall be produced that will lower the moral standards of those who see it. Hence the sympathy of the audience should never be thrown to the side of crime, wrongdoing, evil or sin .
“1. No picture shall be produced that will lower the moral standards of those who see it. Hence the sympathy of the audience should never be thrown to the side of crime, wrongdoing, evil or sin.
2. Correct standards of life, subject only to the requirements of drama and entertainment, shall be presented.
3. Law, natural or human, shall not be ridiculed, nor shall sympathy be created for its violation.”
No government input
Group of parents (somewhat like a jury
10 parents chosen
If a mutual can not be made, it goes to another group of parents
Do films have to be rated by the MPAA?
It is subjective, to the GROUP of people that the MPAA select…
7 Dirty Words…
That you can not say
“Average time kids spend watching TV each day: 4 Hours”
“54% of kids have a TV in their bedroom.”
“Children younger than 8 cannot uniformly discriminate between real life and fantasy/entertainment… They quickly learn that violence is an acceptable solution to resolving even complex problems, particularly if the aggressor is the hero."
“62% say that sex on TV shows and movies influences kids to have sex when they are too young”
Controversy usually does not stir around substance abuse like it does sex and violence.
The definition of Ideology:
Ideology translates to the science or study of ideas.
Remember the 7 dirty words?
Sexual Assault & Violence
Ask yourself, how is a druggie
Or heavy drinker usually portrayed on
TV or the movies?
If you have your own morals, values, and life philosophy and are true to them –
I hope you can develop some feelings and decisions for yourself too. You have the choice, the power and the influence of what should and shouldn’t be censored and what you Choose and refuse to watch.