This book offers historical perspectives on struggles to use the instruments of state and political participation - power, inter-governmental treaties and declarations, and various forms of political advocacy and protest politics - to articulate the concept of communication as a fundamental right.
Citizen journalism has radically altered traditional news and information flows, encouraging greater interaction and interdependence. What challenges does this development pose?
This book explores the history, present and future of global communication, introducing and explaining the theories, stories and flows of information and media that affect us all.
Civil society perceptions of the changes that have taken place over the ten years since the WSIS Declaration of Principles was adopted in 2003.
Any conclusions dismissing citizen journalism or audience participation in the media are still too early. At the same time, glorifying citizen journalism as a replacement of traditional journalism is premature. Predicting the future of the media is impossible.
Fruto de dos seminarios realizados en octubre de 2011 y febrero de 2012 y organizados por el Observatorio Nacional de Medios, de la Fundación UNIR Bolivia, en alianza con la Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar.
Social networking media in conjunction with news blogs and citizen journalists are affecting not only the reporting of news but also the stability and legitimacy of dominant media outlets and governing elites.