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

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  • 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/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...

  • 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...

  • Propaganda, the Press and Conflictby David R. Willcox

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    An incisive analysis of the use of the press for propaganda purposes during conflicts, using the first Gulf War and the intervention in Kosovo as case studies. As the contemporary analysis of propaganda during conflict has tended to focus considerably upon visual and instant media coverage, this book redresses the imbalance and contributes to the... more...

  • Early French and German defenses of freedom of the pressby J.C. Laursen; J. van der Zande

    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...

  • 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...

  • Practising Global Journalismby John Herbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    From this book, you will gain an understanding of the global media marketplace - the technology, the players and the issues. The role of news agencies, sources and networks are explored covering the issues of ethics, global media ownership and control. Find out how journalists are using the web and learn even newer ways to collect and communicate information.... 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...