Should the media ever be censored?

In this lesson, we will explore why a free press is important in a democracy and we will make a comparison with a country where the media is censored.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, a story about a celebrity's tattoo is in the public interest?

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Q2.True or false, misinformation is information that is deliberately created to harm a person, social group or organisation?

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Q3.True or false, malinformation is truthful information which is shared to deliberately harm a person or group?

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Q4.Which of the following is a reason why people believe misinformation is a threat to demcracy?

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Q5.True or false, a conspiracy theorist believes that events are the result of secret plans of those in power?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, a story about a celebrity's tattoo is in the public interest?

1/5

Q2.True or false, misinformation is information that is deliberately created to harm a person, social group or organisation?

2/5

Q3.True or false, malinformation is truthful information which is shared to deliberately harm a person or group?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is a reason why people believe misinformation is a threat to demcracy?

4/5

Q5.True or false, a conspiracy theorist believes that events are the result of secret plans of those in power?

5/5

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Should the media ever be censored?

Assess what you learnt in your lesson today by completing the quiz below. Don't forget to click 'get your score' at the end. Good luck!

Q1.True or false, censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information?

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Q2.True or false, misinformation is information that is deliberately created to harm a person, social group or organisation?

2/5

Q3.Censorship might be used to disrupt the publishing of information that portrays your business or business partners in a negative light. This is called...?

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Q4.Censorship might be used to keep the tactics, which are going to be used by an army, confidential and secret from the enemy. This is called....?

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Q5.True or false, the government in China is controlled by the Republican Party of China?

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Quiz:

Should the media ever be censored?

Assess what you learnt in your lesson today by completing the quiz below. Don't forget to click 'get your score' at the end. Good luck!

Q1.True or false, censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information?

1/5

Q2.True or false, misinformation is information that is deliberately created to harm a person, social group or organisation?

2/5

Q3.Censorship might be used to disrupt the publishing of information that portrays your business or business partners in a negative light. This is called...?

3/5

Q4.Censorship might be used to keep the tactics, which are going to be used by an army, confidential and secret from the enemy. This is called....?

4/5

Q5.True or false, the government in China is controlled by the Republican Party of China?

5/5

Lesson summary: Should the media ever be censored?

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