Sustaining media pluralism in democratizing societies

A report of the second annual International Roundtable on Journalism and Freedom of Expression by Craig L. LaMay

Publisher: The Aspen Institute

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Opinions on the meaning and nature of media pluralism as a theoretical, political, or empirical concept, however, are many, and they embody some of the central conflicts in contemporary thinking about the role of media in society. The aim of this book is to analyze the ambiguities involved in and controversies surrounding the concept of media. Democracy is the system best suited to securing and sustaining pluralism in today’s world. True democracy enshrines the rights and liberties of all individuals in law and institutions, regardless of race, gender, or religion, and gives everyone a voice.   MUASHER: I think pluralism should be the operating system in the Arab world. It is a necessary, not maybe sufficient condition, but a necessary one for democratic cultures. And what I mean by pluralism is political pluralism, in other words, peaceful rotation of power, the right of all political parties to exist and organize at all times. [Cultural pluralism] is a state of equal co-existence in a mutually supportive relationship within the boundaries or framework of one nation of people of diverse cultures with significantly different patterns of belief, behavior, color, and in many cases with different languages. To achieve cultural pluralism, there must be unity with diversity.

Pluralism is a political philosophy holding that people of different beliefs, backgrounds, and lifestyles can coexist in the same society and participate equally in the political process. Pluralism assumes that its practice will lead decision-makers to negotiate solutions that contribute to the “common good” of the entire society. Laith Kubba, The Awakening of Civil Society Daniel Brumberg, The Trap of Liberalized Autocracy Jason Brownlee, The Decline of Pluralism in Mubarak's Egypt William Quandt, Algeria's Uneasy Peace Abdeslam Maghraoui, Depoliticization in Morocco Jean-Francois Seznec, Stirrings in Saudi Arabia Michael Herb, Emirs and Parliaments in the Gulf.   The more pluralism your society has, the more trust it has, and trust plus pluralism enables people to collaborate, spark new ideas and businesses, and to .   Book Description. The Politics of Juridification offers a timely contribution to debates about how politics is being affected by the increasing relevance of judicial bodies to the daily administration of Western political most critical analyses portray juridification as a depoliticizing, de-democratizing transferral of political authority to the courts (whether national or.

From a situation of semiperipheral underdevelopment, Spain transformed itself into a country whose social and economic characteristics were comparable to those of other advanced Western European societies in less than 20 years, compared with the five or six decades required by most other European countries to develop economically. Demonopolization and professionalization of the me­dia, along with legal guarantees for its operation and a civil society in which these processes, ideas, and openness are allowed to exist, are all important factors in the Rozumilowicz model of democratizing media.   Richard Madsen is Distinguished Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Distinguished Research Professor, and Director of UC Fudan Center at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, at the University of California, San Diego. He is a coauthor (with Robert Bellah, et al.) of The Good Society and Habits of the Heart, which received the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was jury nominated for .   How to Reconnect Rural and Urban America A steel mill in Mingo Junction, Ohio, shut down in Mingo Junction is part of the Ohio River Valley, often .

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Get this from a library. Sustaining media pluralism in democratizing societies: a report of the second annual International Roundtable on Journalism and Freedom of Expression. [Craig L LaMay; Communications and Society Program (Aspen Institute)].

Sustaining Media Pluralism in Democratizing Societies Introduction In a global "third wave" of democratization began when a military coup in Portugal ended the dictatorship of Antonio Salazar, who himself had come to power in a military coup in Over the course of the succeeding 15 years, about 30 countries changed from.

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Contents: American journalism in transition. --Sustaining media pluralism in democratizing societies. --In Search of the Public Interest in the New Media Environment. access to a multitude of media, and if society has a free choice between different media outlets.”1 In general, we can examine “external pluralism,” or the number and diversity of media content providers in a given media market, and “internal pluralism,” which is the diversity of content and the.

Media pluralism has become a buzzword in both public, political and academic discourse. media and democracy in ethnically diverse societies today.

Democracy, and the media’s role in it, are. Introduction In today’s information societies, the media are increasingly viewed as part of the service economy. They provide jobs and revenues, and they have strong lobbies against any policy that might reduce their profits, enhanced by integration tendencies that Sustaining media pluralism in democratizing societies book to market concentration.

In addition to valuing the media’s role in the new information economies, many governments. Addresses a critical analysis of major media policies in the European Union and Council of Europe at the period of profound changes affecting both media environments and use, as well as the logic of media policy-making and reconfiguration of traditional regulatory models.

The analytical problem-related approach seems to better reflect a media policy process as an interrelated part of European. Democratizing the Economics Debate shows that this idealized image both provides an inadequate description of what science should be and misrepresents the recent past and current state of economics.

Economics has always been characterized by a plurality of competing perspectives and research paradigms, however, there is evidence of a worrying.

Their view of the media reflects their view of power in society more generally. Media content driven by profit Pluralists argue that in democratic, free market economies different media companies must compete for customers, and so they must provide the kind of content those customers want in order to make a profit and survive.

The role of the media in State-society relations in Bahia Bahia is an ideal arena to study the role of the media in democratizing State-society relations. With 14 million inhabitants, ,km2 and municipalities, it is one of Brazil’s most heterogeneous states, home both. The survey has long tracked the public’s views about media and democracy, but included for the first time in and questions about how citizens in the region view media pluralism and ownership: whether they believe media adequately represent different perspectives and interests in their societies, and whether they see media as.

Media are important—perhaps essential—for democracy and open society to flourish. Without independent media to question and investigate powerful institutions and individuals, provoking and sustaining debate on any issue without fear or favour, nourishing that debate with reliable information and diverse perspectives, the democratic process can be reduced to ritual.

Media Reform: Democratizing the Media, Democratizing the State. Monroe E. Price. Beata Rozumilowic. Stefaan G. Verhulst. At first sight, the two books reviewed here could not be more different. Halleck's Hand-Held Visions is a montage of memoirs, manifestos, and essays written by the author over four decades.

Spanning her rich career as a media. How media can be an instrument of peace in conflict-prone settings This is a background paper for the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre media and conflict prevention research and policy roundtable, 2nd November It is based on the paper Media in Conflict Prevention authored by Michelle Betz.1 Additional inputs to this paper by Katy Williams.

John McMurria’s deeply researched and compellingly argued new book, Republic on the Wire: Cable Television, Pluralism, and the Politics of New Technologies,contributes to ongoing debates about how new media technologies are promoted as tools for democratizing ically, McMurria traces how these discourses of democratization informed the.

Because an open and free media landscape with divergent opinions and ideas is a key aspect in democratic societies, media pluralism is considered highly important with regard to media policy.

Given the foundation of pluralism in legislation on media concentration, the theoretical background of media pluralism will be discussed briefly. The Mediamonitor’s model for analyzing [ ].

His book Militants and Citizens: The Politics of Participatory Democracy in Porto Alegre (Stanford University Press, ) is a sociological account of participatory budgeting. In other work since.

Media pluralism is often recognized by international organizations and non-governmental organizations as being an essential part of a democratic state, Reporters Without Borders considers "access to a plurality of editorial lines and analyses [as] essential for citizens to be able to confront ideas, to make their own informed choices and to conduct their life freely".

Journal of Democracy () If the twentieth century was dominated by the rise and reach of the state, its close has been marked by the ascendance of civil society.

Media pluralism has become a buzzword in public, political, and academic discourses. However, it is generally unclear what is meant by referring to pluralistic media content or how pluralistic media should operate within democratic societies.

Innovative society: In a pluralistic society, different opinions are welcomed thus new ideas and constant debate opens people mind’s to great opportunities. This leads to more innovative ideas. Less tribalism: Pluralism helps avoid tribalism and partisan and everyone has a fair-play and the rule of the law is strong.

This provocative book takes a new approach toward understanding the uneven flows of global communications. Rather than guiding its discussion by geography, types of media, or traditional separations of power and resistance, Global Communications examines political economic power and communication in relation to historically specific encounters with modernity.

Adopting a truly global, theoretical and multidisciplinary perspective, Media Pluralism and Diversity intends to advance our understanding of media pluralism across the globe. It compares metrics that have been developed in different parts of the world to assess levels of, or threats to, media pluralism.

propensity to lead to conflict in the event of democratizing the state and society. The latter creates a condition for claims and counter-claims, rising expectations and hegemonic aspirations which, in turn, create a double pressure on the democratizing polity. Respect for religious pluralism is certainly a central element of a free society, as is tolerance towards minorities and the refusal to allow one religion to dictate its values to an entire society.

Culturally sustaining pedagogy seeks to perpetuate and foster—to sustain—linguistic, literate, and cultural pluralism as part of the democratic project of schooling.

In the face of current policies and practices that have the explicit goal of creating a monocultural and monolingual society, research and practice need equally explicit. The term “pluralism,” as far as I know, was coined by Horace Kallen (–), an American philosopher who not only described but also celebrated the diversity of this ­society.

The suffix “-ism” suggests an ideology rather than a simple fact, but I’m using the term in the descriptive sense. For a more in depth understanding and insights into the dangers of social media, economic pluralism, and the bias against conservatism, please read Sal’s newly-released book: “The Declaration of Dependence: A Betrayal of the American Dream” – BOOK ONE: Media and.

Description; Summary: "Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies raises fundamental questions about the purpose of schooling in changing societies. Bringing together an intergenerational group of prominent educators and researchers, this volume engages and extends the concept of culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP) -- teaching that perpetuates and fosters linguistic, literate, and cultural pluralism as.

Welcome back! I’m David Moscrop, political theorist, author and commentator. This is the third e-mail in our four-part series on democratizing Canada. In the first and second installments, I discussed competing conceptions of self-government and explored some participatory options for bringing folks closer to the policy agenda and decisions that shape their lives.

In this Continued. March 3, (Ottawa, Canada) – Individuals and organizations that are doing exceptional work to build thriving, diverse societies are sought for the Global Pluralism Award, presented by the Global Centre for Pluralism. Submissions are now being accepted until J Society is greatly diverse in terms of views, class and ethnicity, this diversity is reflected in the media.

Pluralism is a sociological theory that acknowledges media diversity. Pluralists believe that the media offers a wide range of views to cater for various groups in society, and it.