A right to offend

Winston, Brian (2012) A right to offend. Bloomsbury, London. ISBN 9781849660037, 9781849660150, 9781849664394

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Abstract

The book explores the current state of freedom of expression in the western world. It analyses 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.

Additional Information:Professor Brian Winston, Lincoln Chair at the University of Lincoln, received the Special Award for “increasing the awareness of human rights” from the International Press Institute (IPI) in recognition of his publication, A Right To Offend. Professor Winston was awarded the rare accolade by the jury of the International Book Award on Human Rights, which is chaired by Professor Jonathan Fritz, Director Emeritus at the IPI. The award was announced at the IPI’s Book Award Ceremony at the Presseclub Concordia in Vienna on Tuesday 6th May 2014. Ebook described
Keywords:liberty, free expression, free speech, broadcasting, communication, digital platforms, documentary, human rights, journalism, media ethics, media history, media technology, press
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies
P Mass Communications and Documentation > P400 Publishing
P Mass Communications and Documentation > P500 Journalism
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Film & Media > Lincoln School of Film & Media (Media)
ID Code:7433
Deposited On:06 Feb 2013 14:54

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