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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

As I understand, you are suspicious why some events are described by different publishers in very similar words. They may just use the same source. A news agency is an organization that gathers news ...
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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

Kinda. Not of the kind that James's answer has already rebutted. But our dear Noam Chomsky established his political chops with his 1988 Manufacturing Consent which indicates a number of ways Western ...
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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

I have been interviewed by the WSJ on a matter that wasn't of great political importance. I prepared and reviewed with colleagues a script of possible answers, so as not to incriminate my employer as ...
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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

There is the usual issue in your question of the division of the world in "The West" and "The non-West" (and are Japan and Australia part of "the West"?) But taking this ...
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Does Singapore coordinate the censorship of the internet and traditional media, and how?

There is no explicit "coordination". The PAP/Singapore government simply deals with traditional media and internet media separately. Local traditional media: No censorship because the PAP ...
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How easy is it to receive a radio signal in Mandarin from BBC and VoA in Beijing?

Impossible because VOA Mandarin airwave transmission ended in 2011 (story). BBC Chinese Service was shut down in 2011 (story). Anyway, very few use radio signals nowadays. Nowadays, any "radio&...
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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

I want to know that this type of titles engineering, or censorship (of West bad news or good news of its enemies) is due to the pressure/policy/control of their governments, or do the owners of the ...
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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

No, there is no evidence of government censorship in the West. However, there are a number of factors that lead to a similar outcome and can easily create the impressions: The use of news agencies ...
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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

Correlation is not causation. The media influences public opinion. Public opinion puts pressure on politicians. The media also influences the individuals that consume it, which includes decision ...
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Why is eighteen the age at which you can consume pornography?

Traditionally, 13 and 18 have been used to signify the age of majority, largely because puberty typically begins around 12 and ends around 17. In small communities majority may be assigned on a more ...
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Do Western governments or organizations control the media and newspapers to censor some news?

when I google "US Seized Iran Oil Tanker Suez Rajan" nothing appeared as result. You may not be searching effectively, The first two sources I tried both mentioned the previous history and ...
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Why is eighteen the age at which you can consume pornography?

Participation as an actor in pornography is much more tightly regulated than who is allowed to watch pornography that is not "child pornography." Child pornography, i.e. pornography filmed ...
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Why is eighteen the age at which you can consume pornography?

If you show pornography to underage persons that would be sex offence in many countries. This usually has cutoff at 18 - even if selling porno is in legal grey area, at least you will not be a target ...
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