Essays Tagged: "Parents Music Resource Center"

Censorship

t type of music I listen to, how about you?One organization claiming to protect the children is the Parents Music Resource Center. At the center of the music labeling controversy, the P.M.R.C., "feels ... the Parent's Music Resource Center. One group that works for freedom of expression call themselves, Parents of Rock and Rap. Members include students of all ages, parents, grandparents, college profes ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Censorship

f music I listen to, how about you? One organization claiming to protect the children is the Parents Music Resource Center. At the center of the music labeling controversy, the P.M.R.C., 'feels ... the Parent's Music Resource Center. One group that works for freedom of expression call themselves, Parents of Rock and Rap. Members include students of all ages, parents, grandparents, college profes ...

(3 pages) 143 2 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

CENSORSHIP...WHO GIVES A F**K

very young and lived in Chicago there were all sorts of interesting things around to play with. My parents physically censored me by putting me in 'baby prison.' They felt that certain things needed ... I was kept out of harms way in the playpen or crib. As I grew older and was no longer watched by my parents 24 hours a day, I realized that I was censored by others. In school, it was constantly no to ...

(9 pages) 182 3 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This paper is about the issue of rights in the topic of censorship in music.

of former vice-president Al Gore. She and a group of her colleagues have formed a group called the Parents Music Resource Center in order to ensure that all explicit material that "might conceivably ... ial is to be a supposed guardian of the morals of America. The world she envisions is a world where parents do not have to worry about what their kids will be listening to. A world where kids will not ...

(6 pages) 151 1 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Censorship in Music - This essay goes into the causes of censorship in music and also provides examples starting from the Middle Ages up to modern times.

d that the song's lyrics were a bit too suggestive for their heavily Mormon audiences. In 1985, The parents of John McCullom brought Ozzy Osbourne to court, claiming that his song "Suicide Solution" " ... ore, Susan Baker, and twenty wives of influential Washington politicians and businessmen formed the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC). The PMRC's goals were to lobby the music industry for: lyrics ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Controversial Music.

or content started having black and white parental advisories on them in 1994 (http://www.riaa.org/Parents-Advisory-4.cfm). Are these labels necessary? Is controversial music molding our society and ... ainst censorship on this issue. Music is an outlet and even an anti-drug for many teens -- however, parents and society feel differently. Should parents censor their children or society? Many parents ...

(7 pages) 62 1 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Censorship in Music : this is my essay I wrote for my independent study.

pro-drug lyrics. All of the CDs targeted as "obscene" already carry RIAA Parental Advisory Labels. Parents are already provided with the information they need if they choose to monitor their children ... in a song. The recent Gangsta rap hearings on Capitol Hill bore all the elements of 1985's dramatic Parents Music Resource Center debate-heated testimony talk of labeling explicit lyrics and plenty of ...

(6 pages) 29 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

First Amendment and Music Censorship

Stones have raised controversy over their seemingly explicit acts that are now viewed as legendary. Parents banned their children from watching Elvis Presley and his outrageous hip movements though to ... ).The RIAA and many pro-censorship groups including the National Parent Teacher Association and the Parents Music Resource Center, had been debating over the meaning of the freedom of speech as contai ...

(5 pages) 67 2 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Labeling Our Minds

gan in 1986 with the PMRC (Parent's Music Resource Center) hearings held by Tipper Gore (Buder 3). "Parents need to know more about the content of the music that their children are listening to." ... e, popular rappers were both found on the hotline for "inappropriate lyrics". The tape warned parents of violence and explicit language. However, two other white artists, Green Day and Metallica ...

(4 pages) 353 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The PRogression of Violence in MUsic

se. His rock-and-roll rhythms and gyrating style dance fascinated many teenagers yet disturbed many parents. When the singer appeared on Ed Sullivan's variety show, Presley's hips were kept out of the ... f influence, for the act of listening indirectly takes the listener away from other activities. The Parents Music Resource Center reports that American teenagers listen to an estimated 10,500 hours of ...

(7 pages) 514 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Women's Roles In Politics

eferences to sexually explicit lyrics and violence in popular music. She was the founding member of Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC). The PMRC was formed to try and create a rating system for musi ... society because Aspasia was originally Greek. It was illegal to grant citizenship to a child whose parents were not both Athenian. This demonstrates how highly regarded she was in Athenian society.If ...

(1 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Heavy Metal Under Attack: Suicide and Aggression

pursued by many groups and individuals to be a leading cause of teen suicide. Groups such as PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center) would work against many popular heavy metal artists and record compan ... s Priest, AC/DC, and Twisted Sister.A court trial was brought against artists, Judas Priest, by the parents of two children who had killed themselves. They pursued the band, arguing that there were su ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies