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Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media

Dario Milo

in Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204922
eISBN:
9780191709449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204922.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explains the legal significance of freedom of expression and the media in England, South Africa, Australia, and the USA, in the context of defamation law. The chapter proceeds as ... More


Defining and Measuring the Trajectory of Democratization

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the first of four chapters that discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the research on democratization in southern Africa that is described in the book. It qualitatively and ... More


Extreme Speech and the Democratic Functions of the Mass Media

Jacob Rowbottom

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the democratic justification for media freedom. The approach taken towards the media in relation to extreme speech is distinguished from that taken towards the individual. The ... More


Media Reform Initiatives in West Africa

Kwame Karikari

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/9780823271641.003.0016
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

As a leading media reform promotion organization in West Africa, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) initiated its advocacy work on major issues of reform through the following key ... More


Media Reform through Capacity Building

Peter Townson

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/9780823271641.003.0024
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Doha Centre for Media Freedom has introduced numerous capacity building initiatives to improve the ability of media consumers in Qatar and in the region to process the vast array of information ... More


Political Actors and the Colonization of the Media

Péter Bajomi-Lázár

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Parties aim at stabilizing their position within the political system, and so do politicians within parties. Young political parties in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are ... More


Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book shows the impact of twenty-first-century security concerns on the way Russia is ruled. It demonstrates how President Vladimir Putin has wrestled with terrorism, immigration, media freedom, ... More


Introduction: Fragile Democracy, Volatile Politics, and the Quest for a Free Media

Jan Zielonka

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter spells out the objectives, structure, and findings of this book. A weak state, hegemonic and volatile at the same time, parties, and unconsolidated democratic procedures, ... More


Speech Entitlements

Stavroula Karapapa

in Defences to Copyright Infringement: Creativity, Innovation and Freedom on the Internet

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198795636
eISBN:
9780191836930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795636.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

A number of copyright exceptions and limitations aim to promote the production of new copyright works and new authorship, and the protection of the public interest in gaining access to information ... More


Karlsruhe: From Scholarship to Practice

Dieter Grimm

in Dieter Grimm: Advocate of the Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198845270
eISBN:
9780191880551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845270.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1987 Dieter Grimm was elected justice of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany. The chapter describes the background of the election, the moving from Bielefeld to Karlsruhe (the residence of ... More


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