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The Role of Media in a DemocracySheila Coronel, “The Role of the Media in Deepening Democracy”Pippa Norris, “The Fourth Estate”
J.S. Mill Refresher•Arguments in favor of free speech:–the fallibility argument–the dogma argument–the partial truth argument–the pragmatic argument•Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights: "Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedomto hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideasthrough any media and regardless of frontiers”
Famous Quotes About the Role of the Press•Thomas Jefferson: “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without government, I should not hesitate to prefer the latter.”•Alexis de Tocqueville: “Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.”•