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Many Voices, One World : Towards a New, More Just, and More Efficient World Information and Communication Order - The MacBride Commission

Many Voices, One World

Towards a New, More Just, and More Efficient World Information and Communication Order

Hardcover Published: 1st December 2003
ISBN: 9780742528673
Number Of Pages: 336

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Originally published in 1980 and now back in print, Many Voices, One World came out of hundreds of international studies and proposed reforms for global communication media to ensure a free flow of information. Prepared by the distinguished MacBride Commission-and frequently referred to as the MacBride Report_it criticized corporate control of media flows and suggested ways to make media production accessible in poorer countries. Still widely taught and cited, the MacBride Report is a key work in the history of communication that continues to be relevant today.

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Many Voices, One World...[is]a praiseworthy merit in more than one way and a highly recommended resource for young and established scholars in the field of international communication. -- Stijn Joye, Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Belgium * The Journal Of International Communication *

Foreword to the R&L Edition
Communication and Society
The Historical Dimensionp. 3
The Contemporary Dimensionp. 14
The International Dimensionp. 34
Communication Today
Means of Communicationp. 47
Expanding Infrastructuresp. 68
Integration: Changing Patternsp. 81
Concentrationp. 96
Interaction: Participantsp. 112
Disparitiesp. 123
Problems and Issues of Common Concern
Flaws in Communication Flowsp. 137
Dominance in Communication Contentsp. 156
Democratization of Communicationp. 166
Images of the Worldp. 175
The Public and Public Opinionp. 195
The Institutional and Professional Framework
Communication Policiesp. 203
Material Resourcesp. 213
Research Contributionsp. 223
The Professional Communicatorsp. 227
Rights and Responsibilities of Journalistsp. 233
Norms of Professional Conductp. 241
Communication Tomorrow
Conclusions and Recommendationsp. 253
Issues Requiring Further Studyp. 273
App. 1: General Commentsp. 279
App. 2: Notesp. 283
International Commission for the Study of Communication Problemsp. 295
Indexp. 303
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ISBN: 9780742528673
ISBN-10: 0742528677
Series: Critical Media Studies (Hardcover)
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st December 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.08 x 15.14  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.69