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Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics

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Freedom of Press

  • Mark CeniteAffiliated withWee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University Email author 


This article covers press freedom, which is a subset of freedom of expression more generally, and rationales for restricting or allowing press freedom in different forms of government. Debates about approaches to regulating certain kinds of controversial expression are discussed.


Democracy Freedom of expression Human rights Journalism ethics