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- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
This volume examines the evolution of press freedom in America. A historical overview of philosophical and English origins precedes an exploration into the judicial, regulatory, social, political and economic developments that have shaped press freedoms. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 25.00
For the first time, Euna Lee?the young wife, mother, and film editor detained in North Korea?tells a harrowing, but ultimately inspiring, story of survival and faith in one of the most isolated parts of the world. On March 17, 2009, Lee and her Current TV colleague Laura Ling were working on a documentary about the desperate lives of North Koreans... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
This authoritative text concerns itself with freedom and `alternatives to freedom', based on original survey research of public attitudes to civil and political rights. It combines and connects explicit and implicit arguments for freedom, with the judgements of public opinion on two levels the general public and politicians encouraging the reader to... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.00
The world's most comprehensive guide to international press freedom Every day, journalists around the world face incredible risks?from imprisonment and assassination to simply just "disappearing"?all for the ethical practice of their profession. Caught between wars and uprisings and corrupt police and drug cartels, as well as increasingly oppressive... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 30.00
The most comprehensive guide to the global state of free press in 2015 Attacks on the Press is the world's most comprehensive guide to international press freedom. Compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists, this informative guide features analytical essays from CPJ and other experts and provides a platform for direct advocacy with governments... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Based on an in-depth examination of Mexico's print and broadcast media over the last twenty-five years, this book is the most richly detailed account available of the role of the media in democratization, demonstrating the reciprocal relationship between changes in the press and changes in the political system. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Have you ever wondered how organizations decide which news is important? This insightful book portrays in detail everyday work in three news agencies: Swedish TT, Italian ANSA and the worldwide Reuters. This unique study is about organizing rather than journalism, revealing two accelerating phenomena: cybernization (machines play a more and more central... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Commentators on the media in Southeast Asia either emphasise with optimism the prospect for new media to provide possibilities for greater democratic discourse, or else, less optimistically, focus on the continuing ability of governments to exercise tight and sophisticated control of the media. This book explores these issues with reference to Malaysia... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 41.61
Neue Medien provozieren seit jeher Ängste und Abwehr auf der einen, Neugier und Nutzenerwartungen auf der anderen Seite. Gespeist werden solche Reaktionen von moralischen, pädagogischen oder auch politischen Maximen. Dieses Reaktionsmuster entwickelte sich nach dem Aufkommen der periodischen Zeitungen im 17. Jahrhundert. Der vorliegende... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 110.00
This volume contains English translations of two early French and German defences of freedom of the press. Elie Luzac's "Essay on Freedom of Expression" defends freedom of the press for atheists, and Carl Friedrich Bahrdt's "On Freedom of the Press and its Limits" argues for it as a human right. more...