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Power and press freedom in Liberia, 1830-1970

the impact of globalization and civil society on media-government relations

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the impact of globalization and civil society on media-government relations

This edition was published in by Africa World Press in Trenton, NJ.


Table of Contents

Liberian society and the press
Theoretical framework
Liberia in 1843
A press to herald a nation or illuminate all Africa?
Institutional context of the press
Denominational affiliation and politics
Government-church controversies
The press : raising national consciousness
Race, republicanism and freedom of expression
Geographic limits of society
Churches, government, and the press
Electoral politics
Electoral politics and journalism
The 1871 coup d'etat
Competing ideas of status
Johnson's attempted synthesis
Political emergence of women
Church affiliations and political alliances
Fall of the King administration
Journalism during the Barclay years
Electoral politics
Barclay uses the sedition law
Tubman further restricts rights
Institutional and cultural changes
Journalism in the Tubman years
Restrictions on the press
The Independent, the Listener and the 1955 elections
Themes and legacy of the period
Press freedom and stability
Press freedom and modernization
Press freedom and power relations
Core values and restrictions
Policy and research implications.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
079/.6662/09034
Library of Congress
PN5499.L45 B87 2004, PN5499.L45B87 2004

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Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3293713M
ISBN 10
159221293X, 1592212948
LC Control Number
2004013556
Goodreads
3831576
1580235

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