Music Censorship and the First Amendment


When campus is at its full capacity and buzzing like usual, many students walk around campus with earbuds in and listen to their favorite music while studying or on their way to class. The JC, Sub 1, the Hub, and all of the dining halls have music playing for every student to enjoy. Music is a big part of George Mason Universities campus and it is important to know how the music that we listen to today faced challenges of being aired to the public. Music and censorship has been one of the most highly debated parts of the First Amendment throughout the decades as styles and culture changes. This infographic, created by one of the students in the communication department, gives a quick glimpse into the history of music censorship.

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