Clearing Misconceptions about Media Self- Regulation

Each time a new scandal threatens the credibility of the entire media industry, journalists and editors argue that only self-regulation can hold people accountable without threatening freedom of speech. We do not disagree. But there seems to be some confusion about what self-regulation and accountability means. A scandal in American media last week provides a useful example of how . . . → Read More: Clearing Misconceptions about Media Self- Regulation

Wikileaks: Its Impact On World Media

The selective release of around a quarter million US State Department cables, some of them redacted after screening by corporate media entities such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, and Le Monde,among others, comes at a time when there are calls by governments, including officials of the Obama administration, to restrict information content on the Internet.

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