A Right to Offend

A Right to Offend

eBook - 2012
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"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.
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, ©2012
ISBN: 9781849662628
1849662622
9781283853279
1283853272
9781849664394
1849664390
9781849660037
1849660034
1849660158
9781849660150
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 414 pages)

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