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Media and Good Governance (Mídia e Boa Governança)

Media and Good Governance (Mídia e Boa Governança)

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Media andGood Governance
 
© The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - 2005Editor: Barry JamesThe authors are responsible for the choice and the presentation of the facts contained in this book andfor the opinions expressed therein, which are not necessarily those of UNESCO and do not commit theOrganization.The designations employed and the presentation of material throughout this publication do not imply theexpression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country,territory, city or area, or of its authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers and boundaries.Published in 2005 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization7, place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP (France)CI-2005/WS/05
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OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNESCO
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The role of the media is vital in ensuring good governance
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The right to inform and be informed
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THE LINK BETWEEN GOVERNANCE AND A FREE PRESS
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Chapter 1:
Media freedom is key to a well-governed society 
Aidan White, General Secretary,International Federation of Journalists 
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Chapter 2:
Should media mirror society or shape it?
Edetaen Ojo, Executive Director, Media Rights Agenda, Lagos;Vice Chair, Media Foundation for West Africa, Accra 
 
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Chapter 3:
Keeping politicians on their toes
Larry Kilman, Director of Communications,World Association of Newspapers 
 
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Chapter 4:
Defining governanceMuzong W. Kodi, Regional Director for Africa andthe Middle East, Transparency International
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Minding the credibility gap
Kavi Chongkittavorn, Chairman, “The Nation”;South East Asia Press Alliance 
 
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REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES
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Chapter 5:
Mass media goes on the attack in Southeast Asia
Shiela S. Coronel, Executive Director,Centre for Investigative Journalism, Philippines 
 
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Chapter 6:
How the Ukrainian media turned orange
Olena Prytula, Editor-in-chief, Ukrayinska Pravda, Ukraine 
 
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Chapter 7:
 Winds of democracy blow in the Arab world
Magda Abu-Fadil, Director, Institute for Professional Journalists at the Lebanese American University, Beirut 
 
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Chapter 8:
How Singapore crushed the independent media
Chee Soon Juan, Director, Open Singapore Centre; Chairman,Alliance for Reform and Democracy in Asia 
 
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 A campaign against jailing journalists for their work
Arab Press Freedom Watch 
 
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Contents
PREFACEMESSAGEINTRODUCTIONPART 1PART 2

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