Media & Free Press Keywords

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  • Created on: 21-04-17 18:22
e-media
all forms of media related to the internet
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member of parliament MP
citizens elected to parliament who represents a political party
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new media
all non traditional forms of media eg blog
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ofcom
the office of communications, a government regulator for elements of the media industry
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social media
ways in which people interact with each other eg facebook
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traditional media
newspaper, tv, radio
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free press
a body of book publishers, news media etc which is not controlled or restricted by government censorship
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censorship
the suppression or prohibition of any parts of book, film, news etc that are considered obscene,politically unacceptable or a threat to society
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bias
to favour one thing over another unfairly
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editor
the person who is responsible for the content of a newspaper etc
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journalist
a person who gathers news and produces reports for the media
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citizen journalists
public citizens playing an active role in the process of collecting reporting and distributing news and information
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spin doctors
someone who tries to get certain stories in the public eye
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leveson enquiry
AN enquiry into the ethics and practice of British media in 2011 & 2012 focused on the phone hacking scandal
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saudi arabia
strict censorship laws about what can be written in the press. References against the government and Islam are illegal
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raif badawi
sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1000 lashes after writing a blog about free speech
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zimbabwae
only allow foreign journalists into the country to cover certain stories and specific events. Only registered journalists allowed to work. Media stop people critising the president and limited publication of important information
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north korea
strict control of the media, international events are often not revealed in media and often false or misleading information
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mass media
means of communicating to a large number of people at the same time eg tv, internet
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citizens elected to parliament who represents a political party

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member of parliament MP

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all non traditional forms of media eg blog

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the office of communications, a government regulator for elements of the media industry

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ways in which people interact with each other eg facebook

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