Departmental Papers (ASC)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

January 1995

Publication Source

Media Studies Journal, Media and Democracy Issue

Volume

9

Issue

3

Start Page

87

Last Page

92

Abstract

It is generally taken for granted that "independence" is a good thing for the press, that an independent press is necessary for democratic government, and that we know what we mean when we say a newspaper or television or radio station is "independent."

Comments

NOTE: At the time of publication, author Monroe Price was affiliated with Yeshiva University. Currently (February, 2008), he is a faculty member of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Date Posted: 15 February 2008