A Right to Offend by Brian Winston

By Brian Winston

during the last 20 years, there were a sequence of occasions that experience introduced into query the concept that and perform of loose expression.

In this new ebook, Winston offers an account of the present kingdom of freedom of expression within the western international. He analyses the entire such a lot pertinent circumstances of clash over the past twenty years - together with the fatwa opposed to Salman Rushdie, the incident of the Danish cartoons and indignant celebrities - analyzing cultural, criminal and journalistic elements of every case.

A correct to Offend bargains us a deeper figuring out of the more and more threatening surroundings within which loose speech operates and is defended, in addition to the way it informs and is relevant to journalism perform and media freedom extra commonly. it is necessary interpreting for all these drawn to freedom of expression within the twenty-first century.

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