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After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia
E. Freedman & R. Shafer (eds.)
From Czarism and Bolshevism to the current post-communist era, the media in Central Asia has been tightly constrained. Though the governments in the region assert that a free press is permitted to operate, research has shown this to be untrue.In all five former Soviet republics of Central Asia, the media has been controlled, suppressed, punished, and often outlawed. This enlightening collection of essays investigates the reasons why these countries have failed to develop independent and sustainable press systems.
|Title:||After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia|
|Editors:||Eric Freedman & Richard Shafer|
|Imprint:||Michigan State University Press
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(Net Neutrality - Communication at stake)
V. Schafer & H. Le Crosnier
The neutrality of the Internet is a largely unknown democratic challenge. Behind a seemingly technical notion, economic, political and cultural issues and questions are hidden (regulation, governance, equal access to data ...). The aim of this book is to state those issues in a clear and accessible form.Read more...