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  • Its sometimes good you don't know

    I think that sometimes, It is good you don't know the truth because it might be too scary or too unbelievable to believe. If the government told the public that they were building a nuclear bomb, People will evacuate the country, And this great migration will cause huge problems like a stock market crash, Overpopulation around the world, Famine, Lack of space to live, Etc.

  • Moderation is ultimately needed.

    Although I concur that the government should not censor the media, there should be moderation when it comes to censorship. Too often, extremist or illicit content such as terrorism can make their way into social networking sites, where they can advertise themselves and garner support from the population. To prevent such a scenario happening, the government needs to step in to monitor contents that are published on the Internet. Yes, I know that our civil rights and personal freedom are at stake here, but we must think of the bigger picture: the community.

    It is important that we must uphold social order within the country. If we fail to do our duty right, society as a whole will collapse. Democracy can still be achieved with censorship, we just need to moderate what kind of contents should be censored other than giving "freedom of information".

  • I believe the Government should not censor.

    I believe the Government should not censor the media because their are things that the public needs to see but doesn't get the chance to. Although, they do protect us from things, there is a certain extinct. Plus, the Government may abuse there power like they have in the past.

  • The Government should not censor the media

    We should be able to look up and search what we want, And shouldn't have restrictions when we are in the appropriate environment for someone to be looking things up. If a kid is at school and wanted to look something up not school-related, The school should block that site, Not the government.

  • I said no

    Because that would not let us know what is happening in the world. Like, If there was a war we wouldn't be able to know that there was one so we could just get bombed and not know the reason so then riots could start because then we would know we are being censored.

  • They should not censor other peoples work

    They should not have the power to take away or hide what other people have put their hard work and time into. There is no reason for them to have control over what other people have created to share with others. If the creators do not want to share it, They do not have to, But they should have the freedom to show what they want and keep what they don't.

  • No, The Government Should not censor the media.

    The government should not have the right to censor our media. It clearly violated our first amendment "the freedom of speech". We have worked hard for our freedom and if the government just begins to censor our words and what we believe in then that is a violation. It also affects the news because they cannot report on the controversial things that happen in today's society, The funny thing is that is a violation as well it is a violating your freedom of press.

  • Freedom Of Speech

    1st amendment warrants free speech
    Free speech is a basic human right
    We have free speech and free press, why should it be any different for on the internet?
    Who gets to censor the comments/posts? How do we know they are not biased.
    Social media is a big communication tool in this country. If there is something wrong and the government wants to cover it up?

  • Government has no business interfering with the media.

    The government needs to stop interfering with the media. The media, in this country, is supposed to give neutral news to their audience. With government intervention, the media is unable to provide unbiased information. The government should be less concerned about what everyone is saying and more concerned about focusing on the running of the government. If they ran things honestly, they wouldn't be so concerned with what news was being leaked.

  • No,government should not censor the media.

    Since the media is considered the watchdog of society,then the government has no right to sensor them.Since an efficient democracy needs to constantly watch over those in power,using the media is a good way to achieve that goal.A government that is free to censor can not be said to be a real democracy.

  • No Government Censorship of Media

    In the United States, the government should never censor the media for any reason. The media should be allowed to report on the facts no matter what those facts are, as long as the evidence exists. There's no reason that our government should ever be allowed to censor a media outlet.

  • They Already Are

    I believe the government is already censoring the media, but I think this is very bad. I believe the American people are only given parts and pieces of stories from around the world and very often our sources are biased. I do not believe the media should be censored and I believe they should be able to fact-find and help people blow whistles.

  • Freedom of the Press

    The government shouldn't censor the media except in times of war in order to protect military strategy. In general, the press has freedom to investigate whatever stories they want. The press keeps the government honest. Without the freedom of the press, Watergate wouldn't have happened and Nixon wouldn't have resigned. In no way should the media be censored unless they need to protect military secrets.


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