Sunday, 10 July 2011

SP - Censorship

As the concept and medium of a music video is a form of artistic expression, artists have been on many occasions censored if their content is deemed offensive. What may be considered offensive will differ in countries due to censorship laws and local customs and ethics. In most cases, the record label will provide and distribute videos edited or provide both censored and uncensored videos for an artist. In some cases, it has been known for music videos to be banned in their entirety as they have been deemed far too offensive to be broadcast.

Here is a link which provides detail on each of these that were cut by MTV.

This video is by Madonna called Eroticaa wa banned by MTV in the United States due to video being too explicitly sexually themed.

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