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The post bureaucratic age: what can journalism do?

Beckett, Charlie (2010) The post bureaucratic age: what can journalism do? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (22 Feb 2010). Website.

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As the conference showed it can create more responsive, efficient and imaginative government by harnessing the knowledge and participation of the public. A kind of networked citizenship to match my idea of networked journalism. But hang on, to be ‘post’ something you have to identify what you are moving past.What is bureaucracy? In common parlance it is ‘red tape’ – the procedural stuff that stops you doing what you want. It kills small business and wraps us in H&S cotton wool. Or is it a cradle-to- grave system that protects us and promotes prosperity that we enjoy in our Big State world?

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 07:55
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2021 23:32

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