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Principles of Publicity and Press Freedom

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ISBN-10: 0742516156

ISBN-13: 9780742516151

Edition: 2002

Authors: Slavko Splichal

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This work examines the freedom of the press, the social functions of the press and how the original concept of publicity - as the 'public use of reason' or citizens' freedom to express and publish opinions - has been reduced to mean the right of media to access and print information.
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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

List of Illustrations
In Search of the Roots: Deconstructing the Institution of Freedom of the Press
"Invention of Printing Is No Great Matter Compared with the Invention of Letters"
Freedom of Speech as a Privilege of Learned Men
Imposing "Functions" on the Media
Free Press for Social Control: From Bentham to American Pragmatists
The Idea of Separation of Powers and the Press
Publicity, Public Opinion Tribunal, and the Fourth Estate
Public Opinion and the Press as Means to Control Mass Behavior
Freedom to Reason, Right to Communicate
Liberty in Equality: Controversies on Rousseau's Censorial Tribunal
Right to Freedom: Kant's Principle of Publicity
Why Freedom of Enterprise Is Not a Species of Freedom of the Press: Marx
Liberty and Tolerance Aimed at Truth: Mill
From the Republic of Letters to the Public of Letters to the Editor
The Idea of the Right to Communicate
Is the Property Right Superior to the Right to Communicate?
Mass Media and the Personal Right to Publish Opinions
Public Use of Reason in the Global High-Tech Media Environment
About the Author