“We tend to censor ourselves now,” a Sri Lankan blogger told me.
The studio seemed to be satisfied with the results—although still opted to censor the death sequence in many foreign territories.
The attempts to censor news in Mainland China about the protests backfired.
As the editor of a Bombay magazine during the Emergency, Mehta was a target of the censor.
Dan: I really had to work hard to not censor myself, because I felt like I had been doing that my entire life.
There was a light burning in the window of the censor's room.
They had instructions to pull the whole "show" at a nod from the censor.
It was from the senate that he received the ancient titles of the republic--of consul, tribune, pontiff, and censor.
Both operator and censor laughed and said, "No promises, monsieur; come and see."
In 184 he was censor along with Flaccus, who seems to have allowed his colleague full liberty of action.
1530s, "Roman magistrate who took censuses and oversaw public morals," from Middle French censor and directly from Latin censor, from censere "to appraise, value, judge," from PIE root *kens- "speak solemnly, announce" (cf. Sanskrit śamsati "recites, praises," śasa "song of praise").
There were two of them at a time in classical times, usually patricians, and they also had charge of public finances and public works. Transferred sense of "officious judge of morals and conduct" in English is from 1590s. Roman censor also had a transferred sense of "a severe judge; a rigid moralist; a censurer." Of books, plays (later films, etc.), 1640s. By the early decades of the 19c. the meaning of the English word had shaded into "state agent charged with suppression of speech or published matter deemed politically subversive." Related: Censorial.
1833 of media, from censor (n.). Related: Censored; censoring.
censor cen·sor (sěn'sər)
The hypothetical agent in the unconscious mind that is responsible for suppressing unconscious thoughts and wishes.