The Resource A right to offend, Brian Winston

A right to offend, Brian Winston

Label
A right to offend
Title
A right to offend
Statement of responsibility
Brian Winston
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Over the past two decades, there have been a series of events that have brought into question the concept and practice of free expression. In this new book, Winston provides an account of the current state of freedom of expression in the western world. He analyses all the most pertinent cases of conflict during the last two decades - including the fatwa against Salman Rushdie, the incident of the Danish cartoons and offended celebrities - examining cultural, legal and journalistic aspects of each case. A Right to Offend offers us a deeper understanding of the increasingly threatening environment in which free speech operates and is defended, as well as how it informs and is central to journalism practice and media freedom more generally. It is important reading for all those interested in freedom of expression in the twenty-first century."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winston, Brian
Index
index present
LC call number
  • JC591
  • K3253
LC item number
  • .W567 2012
  • .W567 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Film and media studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom of the press
  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of the press
  • Western countries
Label
A right to offend, Brian Winston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Film and media studies"--Cover p. 4
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prosecution -- Defence. Histories--to dispel the shadow of the Fatwa ; Enlightenment--to frustrate the treason of the clerks ; Law--to correct the abuses of Hackgate
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 414 pages
Isbn
9781849660037
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)632087318
  • (OCoLC)ocn632087318
Label
A right to offend, Brian Winston
Publication
Note
"Film and media studies"--Cover p. 4
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prosecution -- Defence. Histories--to dispel the shadow of the Fatwa ; Enlightenment--to frustrate the treason of the clerks ; Law--to correct the abuses of Hackgate
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 414 pages
Isbn
9781849660037
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)632087318
  • (OCoLC)ocn632087318

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