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The NoTW closure marks a massive moment in the balance between news media and authority. In a world where power is mediated so intensively, it is vital that the citizen has the right information and proper forums for open and fair debate

Beckett, Charlie (2011) The NoTW closure marks a massive moment in the balance between news media and authority. In a world where power is mediated so intensively, it is vital that the citizen has the right information and proper forums for open and fair debate. British Politics and Policy at LSE (08 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

With the News of the World closure announced yesterday, it seems that Newscorp may have finally caught up with the public mood and are trying to get a grip on the narrative of this crisis, writes Charlie Beckett. But this move also marks a key moment in the balance between the news media and authority, with journalists now fearing that they will be subject to calls for wider restrictions on their legitimate role in holding power to account.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > POLIS
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Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 10:28
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/38035/

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