Media Accountability and Freedom of Publication

Media Accountability and Freedom of Publication

by Denis McQuail
ISBN-10:
0198742517
ISBN-13:
9780198742517
Pub. Date:
11/20/2003
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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Media Accountability and Freedom of Publication

What are the media's responsibilities? To whom are they accountable? Are they increasingly growing out of control? In the twenty-first century, our mass media are becoming more powerful and more difficult to hold to account, and attempts at control to prevent harm or make media more responsible are often viewed as infringements of market and media freedom. In this stimulating new study, Denis McQuail argues that freedom and accountability are not incompatible and shows ways forward to greater responsibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198742517
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/20/2003
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. The context

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