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Humanitarian Organizations and the Role of Media

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Part 1 argues that when there are large numbers of internally displaced people, humanitarian groups should anticipate and prepare for the risks of a large outflow of refugees. The chapter argues that ... More


The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Ian McNeely

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book studies writing in its connection to bureaucracy, citizenship, and the state in Germany. Stitching together micro- and macro-level analysis, it reconstructs the vibrant, textually saturated ... More


The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Beth Knobel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Perhaps no other function of a free press is as important as the watchdog role. It is easier for politicians to get away with abusing power, wasting public funds, and making poor decisions if the ... More


“Manzanar, the Eyes of the World Are upon You”: Internee Performance and Archival Ambivalence

Emily Roxworthy

in The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832209
eISBN:
9780824869359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832209.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the self-conscious construction of Japanese American identities and the internment experience in the internee-run Manzanar Free Press, which epitomized the camp newspapers ... More


The Watchdog Still Barks

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the erosion of the newspaper business and presents arguments as to why the free press is important, even in the Internet age. It also details the research behind this volume, ... More


Internet Freedom from the Outside In

Craig Aaron and Timothy Karr

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Since its inception Free Press has strived to create a world where people have the information and opportunities they need to tell their own stories, hold leaders accountable, and actively ... More


Democracy and Free Expressions

in Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226240664
eISBN:
9780226240749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226240749.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by briefly addressing the question of whether democracy requires the protection of free expression. It then discusses the dimensions of free expression. Most American colonists ... More


Constitutional Absolutes in a Holmesian World

in No Law: Intellectual Property in the Image of an Absolute First Amendment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804745789
eISBN:
9780804763271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804745789.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter proposes that the First Amendment should be uncoupled from the early-twentieth-century mindset that conditions its current interpretation, and that constitutional law should return to ... More


Intellectual Property in the Image of an Absolute First Amendment

in No Law: Intellectual Property in the Image of an Absolute First Amendment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804745789
eISBN:
9780804763271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804745789.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter proposes that the First Amendment be read absolutely, in keeping with its first and most obvious meaning: that Congress shall make no law abridging freedom of speech or of the press by ... More


The Reputation of the American Left

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

in The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Explaining the reputation of the left for failure helps make credible the idea of its success. The relative absence of a free press in America meant little credit was given to the left for its ... More


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