Censorship: Bolinda Beginner Guides

Narrated by: Andrea Powell
Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
Categories: Nonfiction, Politics
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When we think of the word 'censorship', we imagine blacked out words and authoritarian political regimes of the past. However, censorship is alive and well today, and just as pervasive in capitalist democracies as repressive regimes. Offering a potted history of the phenomenon from the execution of Socrates in 399 BC to the latest in internet filtering, Petley provides an impassioned manifesto for freedom of speech. Also explaining how media monopolies and moguls censor by limiting what news and entertainment they impart, this is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in global media in the information age.

©2009 Julian Petley (P)2012 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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