Freedom of the media

  • Andon Majhoshev

Abstract

This paper analyzes the importance of the freedom of the media and the freedom of expression as universal democratic values. The paper also highlights the greatest enemies of the freedom of the media, and contains the most important measures and criteria established by international organizations and institutions whose primary mission is fighting for the improvement of the freedom of the media and the freedom of expression worldwide. In addition, the paper processes the issue of censorship and self-censorship as restriction factors for the freedom of the media and the freedom of information.


 


Keywords: media, freedom of media, freedom of expression, censorship, self-censorship.

Published
Jun 30, 2017
How to Cite
MAJHOSHEV, Andon. Freedom of the media. Balkan Social Science Review, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 9, p. 89-103, june 2017. ISSN 1857-8772. Available at: <http://js.ugd.edu.mk/index.php/BSSR/article/view/1904>. Date accessed: 23 sep. 2017.
Section
Articles-MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION