Comparison of Bleep Censor and Profanity Censor of Verbal Rudeness in Online Television Programs
Keywords:Bleep censor, Profanity censor, Verbal rudeness, Online television programs
The purpose of this research was to compare bleep censor and profanity censor of verbal rudeness in online TV programs that affected viewers' feelings of annoyance. The samples used in this research were 100 undergraduate students at Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi who enrolled in the academic year 2019. They were selected by a simple random sampling using the Taro Yamane’s formula. The statistics used to analyze data were mean, standard deviation, and t-test. A survey of the popularity of online TV programs had been conducted and it revealed that 3 of the most popular programs were Ohana, Mom Tanaddaek, and Rubsarb Production. Then put all 3 online TV programs into bleep censor and profanity censor. Then all 3 online TV programs were put into bleep censor and profanity censor. The research results revealed that viewers were annoyed by the bleep censor in online TV programs at a high level with mean 3.47 ( = 3.47, S.D. = 0.50), whereas viewers were annoyed by the profanity censor in online TV programs at a moderate level with mean 3.35 ( = 3.35, S.D. = 0.65). The comparison of viewers' feelings of annoyance towards bleep censor and profanity censor of verbal rudeness in online TV programs was different at a statistically significant level of .05
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