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Free Speech and Unfree News

The Paradox of Press Freedom in America

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674659773

Publication Date: 03/14/2016


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Prologue: The Problem of Press Freedom
  • 1. The Inadequacy of Speech Rights
  • 2. Interwar Threats to Press Freedom
  • 3. A New Deal for the Corporate Press?
  • 4. Dependent Journalists, Independent Journalism?
  • 5. The Weapon of Information in the Good War
  • 6. The Cold War Dilemma of a Free Press
  • 7. The Rise of State Secrecy
  • 8. Leaks, Mergers, and Nixon’s Assault on the News
  • 9. Sprawling Secrecy and Dying Newsrooms
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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