Regulation in the Age of Convergence – Damien Carrick

6 11 2012

Provided it can address legitimate concerns around press freedom, the Australian government may yet create a regulatory architecture that helps the media – new and old – maintain the precious confidence of consumers, writes Australian journalist Damien Carrick. Read the rest of this entry »





Brazil and the Self-Regulation of a once state-controlled press – Thais Portilho-Shrimpton

6 11 2012

In 2009, the Brazilian government decided to discard the Brazilian Press Law (Lei de Imprensa), in favour of allowing newspapers to self-regulate. The Press Law, a restrictive, heavy-handed piece of legislation, had been implemented in 1967, in the lead up to what would be the most violent and authoritarian phase of the military dictatorship in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »








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