Posts Tagged ‘censorship’

National Guard Orders CNN To Stop Filming Birds Covered In Oil

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

The excuse is that it’s for the good of the birds. Found at YouTube from setokaiba22.

BP Blocking Media Access To New Orleans Beaches

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

New Orleans TV station WDSU TV tries to interview BP workers on the beaches but are blocked from doing so by private security guards contracted by British Petroleum. Since when does a foreign company have the power and authority to censor United States media? Found at YouTube from fal2grace.

This Film Is Not Yet Rated – Full Movie

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

is a documentary about the ‘s (MPAA) and its  effect on American culture.

The MPAA gave the original cut of the film an for "some graphic sexual content"–scenes that illustrated the content a film could include to garner an NC-17 rating. The director appealed the rating and that appeal is included in the documentary. This version of the film is not rated.

Sally Field Censored, University Of Florida Student Tasered

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

So this is what America’s come to. censors ‘s anti-war sentence at the Emmys:

It’s not like the vast majority of American’s don’t agree with her. It should surprise no one that the ultra conservative Fox is protecting the president from any criticism.

Then we have , a University of Florida student, at a speech for what, being loud and obnoxious and persistent? Kerry was prepared to answer the young man’s questions, so WTF was the police’s problem? Leadership starts at the top; when standard practice is no tolerance for any criticism, however mild, it should come as no surprise when that intolerance filters down to the local police.

This is from a Gainesville Sun reporter:

Here’s more:

The guy seems unstable to me but his questioning of Kerry in no way whatsoever deserved this. This is pathetic, shameful, disgraceful, and scary.

‘s for good coverage of the censorship angle.