This section lists major materials that discuss communication rights.
This article first explains the origin of the concept of communication as a right, referring to its main articulation in the MacBride Report and through debate in UNESCO, concluding by highlighting some difficulties which need to be taken up.
This article focuses on Latin America and examines the trend in the region to pass laws restricting journalists, in particular laws requiring reporters and news organizations to be licensed.
While many of the questions over international news are of a pragmatic nature others revolve around fundamental questions of values and the role of the news media and the communication rights of individuals, media institutions, communities and nations in the international context.
The right to communicate as a system of ethics would focus on the communication resources required to serve human communication needs of the present and future.
If the phrase right to communicate can have a legitimate and important meaning different from freedom of speech, it is that while one's freedom is a constraint on others against interference by them it levies no positive obligations on them to assist in any way.
A collection of a dozen papers that were used initially as content for an exploratory seminar offered by the editors on the right to communicate starting in 1973 at the University of Hawaii.