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Right to information and freedom of press

Ambrish Saxena

Right to information and freedom of press

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Published by Kanishka Publishers, Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Freedom of the press -- India.,
    • Freedom of information -- India.

    • About the Edition

      On the Right to Freedom Act; a study on the legislation as promulgated in India.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-192) and index.

      StatementAmbrish Saxena.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKNS2115 .S29 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3715597M
      ISBN 108173916187
      LC Control Number2003322109
      OCLC/WorldCa54073244

      Freedom of the press in the United States is legally protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.. Nevertheless, freedom of the press In the United States is subject to certain restrictions, such as defamation law, a lack of protection for whistleblowers, barriers to information access and constraints caused by public hostility to journalists.   For these reasons, the US ranks number 43 out of countries on the World Press Freedom Index. That’s right — 42 countries, including Ghana, South Africa and Jamaica — are judged by Reporters Without Borders to have greater press freedom than the United States, whose freedom is enshrined in its most important : Patrick D'arcy.


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