censoring censoring  /ˈsɛn sə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
  2. (n) deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances

Usage(s):

  1. Please state publicly your reasons for censoring.
  2. Most shocking of all: George Yeo, Singapore's Minister of Information and the Arts, says the government never considered banning or even censoring the performance.
  3. This censoring body precipitated a major decline in the medium and its coverage in the magazine from the 1960s through the end of the twentieth century.

News

  1. Lindsey Graham Says He Would Suggest Censoring The Mail, If He ‘Thought It Necessary’

    Yahoo's Chris Moody reports that outspoken security hawk Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) would propose censoring American postal mail if he thought it a "necessary" method to protecting the United States from future terror attacks. The senator compared the hypothetical situation to World War II, in which all Americans had a "mentality" that their way of life was "at risk," and thus surveillance was ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Mediaite

  2. Lindsey Graham: ‘If I thought censoring the mail was necessary, I would suggest it’

    Sen. Lindsey Graham would propose censoring Americans' "snail" mail if he thought it would help protect national security, the South Carolina Republican said Tuesday. But for now, he says he doesn't think it's necessary. Faced with questions about the disclosure that the National Security Agency has been collecting phone and email records of citizens, Graham [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Ticket via Yahoo! News

  3. Iran Accelerates Crackdown on Media and Dissidents Prior to Election

    Iranian authorities should immediately stop censoring newspapers and news websites, arresting political activists, and muzzling foreign journalists within the country, ahead of the June 14 presidential election, the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News

Quotes

  1. "This is where you have a corporation that is censoring free speech," Keenan said. "That is the issue here that is pretty frightening in a democracy."
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: Nancy Keenan Source: Forbes

  2. "Commonly in the scientific community every inquiry into the scientific weaknesses of the theory is blocked off at the very outset," Schönborn said of Darwinism. "To some extent there prevails a type of censoring here of the sort for which...
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "I'm not familiar with the movie, and I'm not particularly in favour of getting involved in censoring various artistic endeavours," McGuinty told reporters. "I just think there's trouble down that path if we start making those calls as...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Dalton McGuinty Source: 570 News

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