Brian Winston's A Right to Offend PDF

By Brian Winston

ISBN-10: 1849660034

ISBN-13: 9781849660037

ISBN-10: 1849660158

ISBN-13: 9781849660150

over the last 20 years, there were a chain of occasions that experience introduced into query the concept that and perform of unfastened expression.

In this new booklet, Winston presents an account of the present kingdom of freedom of expression within the western global. He analyses all of the such a lot pertinent instances of clash over the last 20 years - together with the fatwa opposed to Salman Rushdie, the incident of the Danish cartoons and indignant celebrities - analyzing cultural, criminal and journalistic features of every case.

A correct to Offend bargains us a deeper knowing of the more and more threatening atmosphere during which loose speech operates and is defended, in addition to the way it informs and is valuable to journalism perform and media freedom extra commonly. it will be significant studying for all these attracted to freedom of expression within the twenty-first century.

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