Conceptions of the press and the functions of regulation

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Media convergence poses an existential threat to the continued existence of the press, but some conceptions of its role are sufficiently important to a healthy democracy to justify a new constitutional and regulatory settlement in which the press is given protection in return for acknowledging the need for proper accountability and good standards of journalism.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)484–487
JournalConvergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016