Democracy and the Mass Media: A Collection of Essays

Democracy and the Mass Media: A Collection of Essays

by Judith Lichtenberg
     
 

These essays discuss US policy in regulating the media and the reconciliation of the First Amendment.See more details below

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These essays discuss US policy in regulating the media and the reconciliation of the First Amendment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521388177
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
421
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Introduction Judith Lichtenberg; 1. Liberal constraints on private power?: reflections on the origins and rationale of access regulation Stephen Holmes; 2. Liberalism and free speech David Kelly and Roger Donway; 3. Foundations and limits of freedom of the press Judith Lichtenberg; 4. Why the State? Owen Fiss; 5. Practices of toleration Onora O'Neill; 6. Access in a post-social responsibility age Carl Sessions Stepp; 7. Who decides? Fredrick Schauer; 8. Four criticisms of press ethics Jeffrey B. Abramson; 9. Political communication systems and democratic values Michael Gurevitch and Jay Blumler; 10. Mass communications policy: where we are and where we should be going Henry Geller; 11. Content regulation reconsidered Thomas M. Scanlon, Jr.; 12. The rationale of public regulation of the media Lee Bollinger; 13. The role of a free press in strengthening democracy Sanford J. Ungar; Index.

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