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Government secrecy and the task of meta-journalists

Bocci, Alessandra (2015) Government secrecy and the task of meta-journalists. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (27 Jul 2015). Website.

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This article is by Polis Summer School student Alessandra Bocchi In a debate with Noam Chomsky, social theorist Michel Foucault enounced the objective of modernity: to criticize unquestioned institutional norms in our society so that one can realise the power mechanisms beneath their neutral guise. Though Foucault referred to institutions such as hospitals and schools, government and companies are the first ones to appear as neutral today; they are widely understood as guaranteeing our safety and best interests. As such, they are the first that should come under scrutiny.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 12:56
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:08

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