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What is the status of Western media in your nation?

Banned completely
Mostly banned with some exceptions
Heavily filtered and censored
Slightly filtered
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Founded: Dec 10, 2012

Postby Mexicanada » Thu May 02, 2013 9:33 am

Urmanian wrote:We ARE the western media. Pornography and promotion of capitalist lifestyle is right up our alley and what our local Hollywoods pump out tirelessly day and night for trillions in profits. You bet it isn't banned or even regulated.

Basically the same as these guys, except we promote international entertainment as well as domestic.
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Postby Muratia » Thu May 02, 2013 9:41 am

It was totally free until Reuters decided to publish some of our ICBM locations, now classified information is better protected and news agencies violating it are sanctioned or censored. Otherwise it is free.

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Democratic Koyro
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Founded: Feb 13, 2011
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Postby Democratic Koyro » Thu May 02, 2013 9:49 am

"We will not allow our people and culture to be polluted with media created by our cultural and racial inferiors"
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Founded: Dec 18, 2011
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Postby Millorg » Thu May 02, 2013 9:59 am

we have no regation or sensor the media few exsapction for snuff and miltary secrets

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Founded: Feb 04, 2013

Postby Lunaka » Thu May 02, 2013 2:39 pm

It is very popular and unfiltered, despite the fact most people think the U.S. is evil and wants to take over the world.
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Founded: Jul 16, 2012

Postby Bereia » Thu May 02, 2013 2:50 pm

Media of all kinds is utterly unrestricted here. We often have cases of people who go out and broadcast illegally to countries with media bans and restrictions.
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Founded: Apr 15, 2013

Postby New Event Horizon » Thu May 02, 2013 3:16 pm

All media is completely unrestricted. We actually find western media somewhat tame.
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Founded: Feb 07, 2013

Postby Equalium » Thu May 02, 2013 3:22 pm

Western Media? Are we talking about the Muslims of the Western Desert?

If your talking about this type of Media, you probably mean here and Eastern Media.

Yes, we accept Valterian media and such here.
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Postby Ulvena » Thu May 02, 2013 3:34 pm

Slightly filtered. Many Western values are disgusting and corrupt and we cannot stand for such disgusting things. However, the media can be dubbed and censored in certain areas to prevent ideas like homosexuality or absent minded "progressive" ideas of education or family corrupt our society. There's no reason to ban it outright, especially in this age where anyone can turn on their Tesla Beacon and pick up signals from around the world.
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Postby Jandaria » Thu May 02, 2013 3:36 pm

Any forms of communist propaganda, which is most of western tv today, is banned.
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Founded: Jul 21, 2012
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Postby Phocidaea » Thu May 02, 2013 3:54 pm

We are the "Western" media, so we don't censor ourselves.

Not that we would censor media like that anyway.
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Founded: May 03, 2013

Postby Free Republics » Fri May 03, 2013 9:20 am

The Federation of Free Republics do not practice censorship, as censorship is prohibited by our Constitution. Western media is commonly available in the Federation, but much of it is considered overly anti-capitalistic or simply of poor quality. If something is considered to be anti-capitalistic propaganda, it lacks mainstream appeal in the Federation.
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Postby Fatatatutti » Fri May 03, 2013 9:34 am

Sinlenian Zindujan wrote:This topic (and the poll) is for the nations who have bad relations with the Western world, particularly the United States.

As far as we're aware, the "United States" has become fragmented into dozens of small nations. We have few significant relations with any of them. The western part of Fatatatutti is sparsely populated because typhoons tend to come from that direction. There are no media outlets situated there.

As for foreign media in general, we have no restrictions. People are free to access what they want via satellite, the Internet, etc.

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Empire of Narnia
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Founded: Oct 18, 2011
Corporate Police State

Postby Empire of Narnia » Fri May 03, 2013 9:43 am

Banned totally like all foreign media.

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Founded: May 02, 2013

Postby Seiru » Fri May 03, 2013 6:48 pm

Slightly filtered to no filtration at all.
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Socialist Republic of Andrew
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Founded: Feb 20, 2012
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Postby Socialist Republic of Andrew » Fri May 03, 2013 8:01 pm

The Socialist Republic of Andrew nation is located in the far east, and are not huge fans of western media, in fact, we have a closed borders policy to most of the world.
So western media in the SRA is mostly banned with a few exceptions, due to we still like some western music, like country and rock, etc, but anything else that isn't music is banned from the SRA, especially any western government and news channels, or any commercials that criticizes or insults our leader, nation, government, military, or anything else that may influence our people to get into bad habits.

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San Miguelito
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Founded: Jun 20, 2013

Postby San Miguelito » Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:44 pm

Still open to the public

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Founded: Jul 30, 2017

Postby Krumolia » Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:08 am

Western media in Krumolia is completely free and unrestricted.
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Founded: Oct 29, 2017

Postby Communist Caribbean States » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:28 pm

Since most western nations are now colonies of good nations, we no longer restrict western media. Except that media is from American terrorists, of course.
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Founded: Jun 11, 2018
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Postby Xeloncaresia » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:53 am

Western media isn’t really favored in Xeloncaresia for various reasons, including the fact that the west supports things that Xeloncaresians find meritless or counterfeit(materialism, egocentrism, superficiality, etc), as well as Western media’s tendency to portray poor stereotypes. Also, the idea of media being used solely for entertainment purposes doesn’t really exist in Xeloncaresia. Media in Xeloncaresia is required to make a person think, theorize, learn, or/and be challenged. Though entertainment is present, it’s not vapid like a lot of the media in the western world.

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Postby Khataiy » Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:23 am

Some of it is censored
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Founded: Feb 09, 2013
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Postby Zhouran » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:18 pm

Western media isn't banned in Zhouran, but it is generally viewed with suspicion for various reasons. For example, hollywood films tend to undergo checking by the National Media Administration, any hollywood films that are of questionable nature such as the intended/unintended promotion of white supremacy (such as the usage of racial stereotypes and white-savior narratives) are thrown into the dumpster bin. Meanwhile, western corporate news outlets are also supervised due to their nature of corporate-bias and fake news.
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Founded: Sep 29, 2018
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Postby Qirmizi Azerbaycan » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:24 pm

Media originating from most of the world, including the cultural West, is entirely banned within the Socialist Republic of Azerbaijan. The ASR would be failing in its duties if it did not shield its people-masses from the poisonous, capitalist lies of such foreign imperialist institutions. If one were to be caught with any items of western media (newspapers, films, etc.) they can expect harsh punishment, up to execution if they are found to have been spreading such filth amongst the population.
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Founded: Oct 26, 2018
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Postby Trinadaed » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:25 pm

No regulation
I just won't have a sig at all.

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Founded: Feb 15, 2019

Postby Engornia » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:29 pm

Western media is completely banned in Engornia. Engornia has state controlled media and television



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