The Idea of A Free Press

The Idea of A Free Press

The Enlightenment and Its Unruly Legacy

Book - 2006
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From publisher's description: "Spanning nearly four centuries in Britain and America, Copeland's book reveals how the tension between government control and the right to debate public affairs openly ultimately led to the idea of a free press; in doing so, it documents an intellectual development of unparalleled relevance and importance to the history of journalism."
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780810123298
Characteristics: xxiv, 285 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Schorr, Daniel 1916-2010


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