What Is the Definition of Censorship?


Censorship is the act and process of controlling ideas and information dispersed within a society. It is achieved through the extermination of communication channels such as books and plays and is a trademark of dictatorships all through history.
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the act or practice of censoring.
the office or power of a censor.
the time during which a censor holds office.
the inhibiting and distorting activity of the Freudian censor.
Source: Dictionary.com
Censorship is the suppression of speech or deletion of communicative material which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or inconvenient to the government or media organizations as determined by a censor. In the past, ideas have been suppressed under the guise of protecting three basic social institutions; the family, the church, and the state.
Censorship is the control of information that is released. Parts of the information may have been deleted or the information totally destroyed.
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