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Freedom and responsibility of journalists.

Hubert Beuve-MГ©ry

Freedom and responsibility of journalists.

by Hubert Beuve-MГ©ry

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Published by Unesco in [Paris] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDocuments -- 90.
ContributionsInternational Commission for the Study of Communication Problems.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13734816M

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  Some of them are not even journalists and are simply misusing the air time or print space for their ulterior motives. The time has come for the watchdog bodies to come into action and ensure that the media displays the responsibility that comes with freedom and that it does so in an equitable and wholly professional manner. According to Freedom House’s Freedom in the World data, media freedom has been deteriorating around the world over the past decade, with new forms of repression taking hold in open societies and authoritarian states alike. The trend is most acute in Europe, previously a bastion of well-established freedoms, and in Eurasia and the Middle East.

  My book tries to balance one against the other two important principles: freedom of expression and social responsibility. The forefathers of the Internet had the vision of creating a free highway, a public space where everyone can say what he or she has in mind. This wonderful innovation of unfettered platform has : Raphael Cohen-Almagor. Introduction: In mid 20th century most of the developing countries and third world nations have used this social responsibility theory of press which is associated with “the Commission of the Freedom of Press” in United States at In the book “Four theories of Press” (Siebert, Peterson and Schramm) it’s.


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