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censorship

 [sen´ser-ship]
the action of the censor.

censorship

(sĕn′sər-shĭp′)
n.
Psychology Prevention of disturbing or painful thoughts or feelings from reaching consciousness except in a disguised form.
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I HAVE to say that I am not in favour of Press censorship and the recent events surrounding the 'victims'', as highlighted in the Leveson report, led me to categorise the victims as genuine victims and 'celebrity victims,' ' and amongst the latter I would have included Charlotte Church, who I considered to be of a 'lightweight'' intellect, albeit with the voice of an Angel.
The latest liberalising measure is the announcement of an end to Press censorship. It is belated and incomplete, but welcome.
The research among female consumers in the Kingdom unveiled the emergence of new trends and behaviours influenced by sweeping change in the region's approach to education, an increasingly relaxed press censorship and the empowerment of women.
Such was the narrative I held of press censorship when I was handed The Fog of War: Censorship of Canada's Media in World War Two by Ottawa writer Mark Bourrie.
Although at the start of the Second World War, the Canadian Army had no public relations organizations whatsoever, by the end of the war public relations (PR) was a substantial operation employing hundreds of personnel responsible for press liaison, press censorship, psychological warfare, film and photographic coverage, accrediting correspondents, ensuring the transmission of news stories to Canada, promoting the image of the Canadian Army, and interacting with other Allied PR authorities.
Goss gives details of the national lotteries held for Savo Karelian relief (1891), for the Finnish National Theater (1895), for the Helsinki Philharmonic (1896), and against press censorship (1899).
The report also deplored the return of press censorship by the NISS following the April vote, in which Beshir was re-elected and which international monitors said did not meet international standards and were rife with irregularities.
HOW do you get your news when press censorship is on and the electronic media is a fief of the government?
For us in South Africa, the brutal segregation of Palestinians, the control of movement by checkpoints, permits, detention without trial, torture, extra-judicial assassinations, the confiscation of lands, the press censorship, harassment [by] Jewish Israelis remind us all too vividly of the apartheid system ...
The mutual animosity was at its peak during the 1970s when the Mumbai media alleged that the Sholay star had pulled strings to impose press censorship during the emergency rule declared by Indira Gandhi.
In Press Censorship in Elizabethan England (1997), Press Censorship in Jacobean England (2002), and now this volume, Cyndia Susan Clegg turns away from grand narratives on freedom of speech, notably that of F.
The National Union of the Moroccan Press staged a demonstration following the trial outside the Casablanca court as the Moroccan press union strongly condemned the court's verdict, warning that it encouraged press censorship.