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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
The past decade has seen a major structural shift in broadcasting in Southeast Asia, with the development of digital satellite and cable broadcasting. This shift has impacted upon some of the most information-sensitive governments in the world: Singapore, Malaysia and, until recently, Indonesia. Atkins traces this development in five countries, showing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book explores these issues with reference to Malaysia and Singapore. It analyses how journalists monitor governments and cover elections, discussing what difference journalism makes; it examines citizen journalism, and the constraints on it, often self-imposed constraints; and it assesses how governments control the media, including outlining... 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... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99
This provocative book argues that not only do U.S. news media have the duty to cover international events that affect the interests of the public and the government, but they also should 'shake awake the world's conscience' by bringing more attention to international conflict and suffering?in hopes of spurring humanitarian action or intervention to... 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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 160.00
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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 56.91
Franz Adam Löffler (1808 ? 1880) ist einer der genialsten Kommunikationswissenschaftler des 19. Jahrhunderts. In seinem Werk ?Ueber die Gesetzgebung der Presse?, 1837 erschienen, entwickelt er Erkenntnisse, die erst im späten 20. Jahrhundert wissenschaftlich hoffähig geworden sind. Löffler hat die erste bekannte Periodisierung der Kommunikationsgeschichte... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00
The new research presented in this volume suggests that general perceptions (cultural, psychological, geographical), allied to the customs and values of journalism, and underpinned by the uses of technology, significantly shape international news. The uptake of technology has contributed to fundamental changes in style and form, and has greatly facilitated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00
Since South Korea achieved partial democracy in 1987, the country has moved away from authoritarian political control. However, after two decades of democratic transition, South Korea still does not have a strong liberal, individualist culture ? something that has brought about a wide range of scholarly discussion on the nature of democracy practised... more...