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By Brian Winston

during the last twenty years, there were a sequence of occasions that experience introduced into query the concept that and perform of unfastened expression.

In this new e-book, Winston offers an account of the present kingdom of freedom of expression within the western global. He analyses all of the such a lot pertinent situations of clash over the last 20 years - together with the fatwa opposed to Salman Rushdie, the incident of the Danish cartoons and angry celebrities - analyzing cultural, felony and journalistic elements of every case.

A correct to Offend deals us a deeper realizing of the more and more threatening atmosphere during which loose speech operates and is defended, in addition to the way it informs and is relevant to journalism perform and media freedom extra in most cases. it's important studying for all these drawn to freedom of expression within the twenty-first century.

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