Friday, April 16, 2021
Tags Censorship

Tag: Censorship

Has Hollywood Bowed Down To Beijing?

China's massive movie market means the Communist Party can pressure Hollywood to produce films that will soar in the country's box office and avoid...

Filmmaker Arati Kadav Does Not Believe In Censorship Of Digital Content

Filmmaker Arati Kadav does not believe in censorship of digital content. She believes the idea would snatch away the power of being fearless from...

Sakharam Binder: Play That Explores Idea Of Censorship

Back in the early 1970s, Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar's play 'Sakharam Binder' -- which features the character of a bookbinder who 'takes in' women...

How Relevant Is The Existence Of Censor Board Of Film Certification?

There is a curious situation vis a vis the Censor Board of Film Certification! How relevant is its existence now? The Board, which was...

This AI System Can Evade Censorship In India, China and Kazakhstan

Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that automatically learns to evade censorship in India, China and Kazakhstan. The tool, called Geneva (short for...

Facebook Won’t Remove Content for Being False

Even as the world painfully takes notes of dangers of fake news spread on social media platforms, Facebook has said that it does not...

US lawmakers Demand Tech Giants to Ban More Offensive Accounts

 US lawmakers have asked tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter to draw clearer limits and flush out hyper-partisan pages from their platforms. In a three-hour...

Then It Was Emergency Now It Is Democracy

An all-out war of words broke out last week between the BJP and the Congress on the 1975 Emergency. Observing June 26 as a...

Censorship in India: Protection or Supression?

New Delhi, November 6, 2017: Film, as one understands, is the basis of all motion pictures and both the most persuasive and pervasive form...

Censorship is Outdated Idea: Vivek Oberoi

Mumbai, Sep 16, 2017: Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, who featured in the web series "Inside Edge", says censorship is an outdated idea and the...

“The Argumentative Indian” : Amartya Sen documentary Director says ‘No’ in formal response to CBFC

Suman Ghosh has said NO to CBFC regarding their recommendations on the director's documentary CBFC told the director that the film would be...

Freedom of Speech and Expression—words written or a right implemented?

In the Constitution of India, there are few phrases which define to us our fundamental rights. One of these phrases talks about the “Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression.” This right is also known as Article 19 of the Indian constitution and in basic terms it says: “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression, which includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” But one question has been repeatedly and frequently emerged—is this fundamental right actually implemented or is it just few words written on a piece of paper in a book called “The Constitution of India.”

China may censor digital journalism

Beijing: The Chinese authorities for press and publications, responsible for censorship in China, have announced a bill that would prohibit web pages and portals from...

Most Read

Know About The Term ‘Gaslighting’ Growing In Popularity

Gaslighting. A term used so frequently by millennials and a concept that has been growing in popularity. So, what is 'gaslighting' you ask? It...

A Few Tips To Keep Yourself Anxiety-Free During The Pandemic Scare

Anxiety is our body's natural response to stress. It's a feeling of fear or apprehension about what's to come. On the first day of...

Pandemic Made Us Realize The Importance Of Going Digital

For 28-year-old Pratyush Ranjan, the Covid-hit 2020 taught him hard lessons in embracing a digital life, not only for shopping clothes or shoes but...

Study: Obese Or Overweight Patients At Higher Risk Of Severe COVID

Patients who are overweight or obese are likely to have more severe Covid-19 and are highly likely to require invasive respiratory support, a new...