ERIC Number: ED177589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Drying Streams of International News: Journalism Organizations Respond to Threats to World Press Freedom.
Agee, Warren K.
This paper details a study undertaken to determine the extent of the response made by United States journalism organizations, wire services, and individual media to the pledges of collaboration with Third World media made at UNESCO General Conference meetings and to ascertain problems associated with the fulfillment of those pledges. In addition, it examines the nature and extent of cooperative efforts extended by the private sector in other Western nations. Various sections of the paper provide information on the purpose and method of the study and on the cooperative undertakings, including equipment, training programs, consultants, and other forms of collaboration. The paper also provides a summary, an evaluation, and the recommendations of the study. A list of members of the World Press Freedom Committee is appended. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism (62nd, Houston, TX, August 5-8, 1979)