ERIC Number: ED193718
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The Media Crisis...
World Press Freedom Committee, Miami.
This booklet contains comments by those who have been involved in UNESCO debates on the media and on the proposed New Information Order. Specifically, it offers comments on the proposals of the MacBride commission, a group appointed by UNESCO to study the problems of international communications. Specific topics addressed in the various sections of the booklet include: (1) the right of access to private and public sources of information; (2) special protection for journalists, (3) licensing of journalists, (4) employment of journalists by intelligence agencies of any country, (5) a proposed international center for study and planning of information and communications to be established within UNESCO, (6) private ownership of news media, (7) problems created by advertising, and (8) taxing of transnationals. (HOD)
Descriptors: Censorship, Democracy, Developing Nations, Freedom of Speech, Futures (of Society), Information Theory, Journalism, Mass Media, News Media
World Press Freedom Committee, Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33101 (Postage only)
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Press Freedom Committee, Miami.
Identifiers: MacBride Commission Report