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What is a Memory Hole?
A Memory Hole is any mechanism that permanently destroys information in order to rewrite history and control citizens.
Call Number: PS3503.R167 F3 2012
Publication Date: 1952
The most common Memory Hole is book burning, used as a plot device in the dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451.
Media Bias and Fake News Events
Digital Disconnect: Fake News, Privacy & Democracy
Newspeak - The Language of Oceania
Newspeak: Rules & Features
Created by Oceania's ruling English Socialist (Ingsoc) Party, Newspeak is a controlled language which changed how words and syntax are remade so that only orthodox thoughts may be expressed. It also made it harder for citizens to interpret or understand information from the past.
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