« All articles from this issue

Censorship and Democracy, Vol. 11 - 2004, No. 2

Advertising, Democracy and Censorship

, pages: 49-64

The article develops an argument for the control of commercial and political advertising in the United States and a return to a journalism of public service and in support of democratic principles of communication. Based on a number of previous studies, the author describes and analyzes the impact of a business culture on the traditional role of the media, the expectations of journalism, and the rights of citizen to be informed by a range of ideas and in the spirit of a democratic existence.

pdf icon Full text PDF | quote icon Export Reference | permalink icon

« All articles from this issue