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Unformatted text preview: content form speech or works of art and more about communication and control of that speech or art. 2. In other words, censorship is really about controlling access to information 3. The logic of music censorship is ultimately never about the potential danger of a work 4. rather who might be able to access that work (ex. “Cop Killer”, “Filthy Fifteen List”). 5. Attempts at music censorship today follow a 3-pronged strategy: 1. Preventing access to public works (i.e. unrestricted copyright) 2. Limiting consumer choice (i.e. concentrating media outlets 3. Litigation (prosecuting consumers under the law) and legislation (changing the existing law); 4. both limit access, choice, and in effects the kinds of “theft” and “piracy” it intends to restrain....
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- Winter '11
- Dime novel, music censorship, Clear Channel, Ned Buntline, Frank Reade, Jr.