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Relation to the state. Government and the press. Liberty of the press

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  • Historical Guide to World Media Freedomby Jenifer Whitten-Woodring; Douglas A. Van Belle

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 188.00

    Scholars of international relations and international communications view the extent of media freedom from country to country as a key comparative indicator either by itself or in correlation with other indices of national political and economic development. This indicator serves as a bellwether for gauging the health and spread of democracy. ... more...

  • Freedom of the Pressby Nancy C. Cornwell

    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...

  • The World Is Bigger Nowby Euna Lee; Lisa Dickey

    Crown Publishing Group 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...

  • Building the Fourth Estateby Chappell H. Lawson

    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...

  • On Her Trailby John Dickerson

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 22.95

    Before Barbara Walters, before Katie Couric, there was Nancy Dickerson. The first female member of the Washington TV news corps, Nancy was the only woman covering many of the most iconic events of the sixties. She was the first reporter to speak to President Kennedy after his inauguration and she was on the Mall with Martin Luther King Jr. during the... more...

  • The Media and the War on Terrorismby Stephen Hess; Marvin Kalb

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.95

    This collection of conversations between journalists and federal officials aims to capture the tensions between the press and the government during wartime. They cover issues including military censorship and the difficulties of maintaining security in an era of satellite technology. more...

  • Press Freedom and Global Politicsby Douglas A.Van Belle

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 111.00

    This text provides a systematic analysis of the effects that press freedom has on the conduct of international politics with particular reference to the foreign policy decision making environment. more...

  • Reporting the Warby J. Cooke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 9.99

    At a time in which reporters are being censored, arrested, kidnapped and even killed, Cooke delivers a must-read exploration of freedom of the press in wartime. Cooke also analyses how the press has shaped the way the public perceives the issues and conflicts that lead to war as well as how the war plays out, from the American Revolution to Iraq. more...

  • Media Biasby Paul Ruschmann

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 32.95

    The media plays an important role in contemporary society - and in contemporary debate. Today, the traditional accusations of a liberal bias in media are accompanied by worries of a rise in right-wing media outlets and the stifling effects of corporate media ownership. This book examines theses changes and more. Ages 16+ more...

  • Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europeby Andrea Czepek; Melanie Hellwig

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    How free are the media in Europe? Freedom of the press and an independent media system are often taken for granted and all of the EU-member states today have implemented guarantees of press freedom in their constitutions and judicial systems. In Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe, researchers from twelve countries examine media systems regarding... more...