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offensive and objectionable, on everyone else. pressure public institutions, like libraries, to suppress and remove from public access information they judge inappropriate or dangerous, so that no one else has the chance to read or view the material and make up their own minds about it. wants to prejudge materials for everyone.
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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCE I COLLECTION MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT Censorship Censors a censor is a sincerely concerned individual who believes that censorship can improve society, protect children, and restore what the censor sees as lost moral values.
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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCE I COLLECTION MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT Censorship How does censorship happen? occurs when expressive materials, like books, magazines, films and videos, or works of art, are removed or kept from public access. Individuals and pressure groups identify materials to which they object. occurs when materials are restricted to particular audiences, based on their age or other characteristics.
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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCE I COLLECTION MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT Censorship What is the relationship between Censorship and Intellectual Freedom? In expressing their opinions and concerns, would- be censors are exercising the same rights librarians seek to protect when they confront censorship. In making their criticisms known, people who object to certain ideas are exercising the same rights as those who created and disseminated the material to which they object.
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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCE I COLLECTION MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT Censorship What is the relationship between Censorship and Intellectual Freedom? Their rights to voice opinions and try to persuade others to adopt those opinions is protected only if the rights of persons to express ideas they despise are also protected.
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