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A Web Essay upon Salient Mutations in the Struggle between

Censorship and Free Speech in Media a necessary and constitutive part of culture.

Free an American's legally protected obsession. the shifting matrix for free speech and censorship.

I. A Global Mutation: the invention and expansion of print media (1456-1644)



II.Print on the market and the ideal of a Public Culture
III.Photography and the shock of the actual: the Case of Robert Mapplethorpe IV:Wanting it My Way in Film and Broadcasting: the Demand to be Entertained encounters the imperative to protect young Eyes and Ears V:Censorship and Speech and the Web

"Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech or the press..."

--First Amendment to the US Constitution, 1989


G GENERAL AUDIENCES All ages admitted.

PG PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED Some material may not be suitable for children.

PG-13 PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.

R RESTRICTED Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.



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