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Title The Routledge companion to media and human rights / edited by Howard Tumber and Silvio Waisbord
Published London : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 520 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge companions
Routledge companions.
Contents Cover Page; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1 Media and human rights: Mapping the field ; Why this companion; Communication, Expression and Human Rights (Part 1); Media Performance and Human Rights: Political Processes (Part 2); Media and the state of human rights; Note; References; Part 1 Communication, expression and human rights ; Chapter 2 Expressing the changes: International perspectives on evolutionsin the right to free expression; Introduction
Chapter 5 Communication Freedoms versus Communication Rights: Discursive and normative struggles within civil society and beyond Negative and positive liberties; UNESCO's MacBride Report (1980); ITU's World Summit on the Information Society (2003-05); The UK's Leveson Inquiry (2011-12); Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 6 Freedom of Information and the Media; FOI, human rights and the media around the world; Freedom of information and the media in the UK: Use, innovation and change; FOI and media: Abuse, resistance and trust?; The future ecology of transparency; References
Chapter 7 Freedom of Expression and the Chilling EffectIntroduction to the chilling effect; Historical development of the chilling effect ; Measurement ; Seeking clarity ; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 8 Human Rights and Press Law; Introduction; A balancing act; 'Free speech does not mean free speech'; The authority of the judiciary; Defamation; Privacy, confidentiality and intrusion; 'A debate of general interest'; 'Up for a three-way'; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 9 Human rights and the digital; Introduction
Mediating human rights in the 1970s and beyondContemporary questions; Notes; Select Bibliography; Chapter 4 Media freedom of expression at the Strasbourg Court: Current predictability of the standard of protection offered; Introduction; The structure and application of Article 10 ECHR, European consensus analysis and the margin of appreciation doctrine ; Protecting political expression in the media ; Protecting non-political expression in the media ; Conclusions; Notes; References
UNESCO's positions and policies on media and human rightsRethinking and unpacking 'press freedom'; Reflecting on the range of the Right to Information; Debating freedom of expression and in relation to other rights; Upcoming dynamics and debates ; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 3 History of Media and Human Rights; Origins; The rise of humanitarianism in the long 19th century; Transformations and threats, 1914-39 ; The institutionalisation of human rights in the 1940s; Positive freedoms and media development in the 1950s and 1960s; Human rights and the cultural-imperialism debates
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 11, 2017)
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Subject Human rights advocacy.
Human rights in mass media.
Human rights -- Press coverage
Television broadcasting of news -- Political aspects
Human rights advocacy.
Human rights in mass media.
Human rights -- Press coverage.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Television broadcasting of news -- Political aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Tumber, Howard, editor.
Waisbord, Silvio R. (Silvio Ricardo), 1961- editor.
ISBN 1315619830