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The media and national security : the performance of the Israeli press in the eyes of the Israeli public

By: Sherman, Martin, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Shavit, Shabtai.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSubject(s): Mass media and public opinion -- Israel | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence In: Israel affairs Vol. 12, no. 3 (July 2006), pp. 546-560Abstract: "This paper analyses the inherent tensions between the exigencies of national security and the principle of freedom of expression in liberal democratic societies. It traces the development and fluctuations in prevailing attitudes to the issue in major democracies over the preceding century up to the current decade. The impact of 9/11 on these developments and fluctuations is examined. Some of the particular characteristics of the Israel polity, as a liberal regime under prolonged and varying threat, are enumerated. In this context, the role of the Israeli media is discussed and is evaluated in light of empirical data concerning public perceptions of its performance, particularly in times of national crises" -- Journal's abstract.
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Vol. 12, no. 3 (July 2006) Not For Loan 07-2006 0000047729

"This paper analyses the inherent tensions between the exigencies of national security and the principle of freedom of expression in liberal democratic societies. It traces the development and fluctuations in prevailing attitudes to the issue in major democracies over the preceding century up to the current decade. The impact of 9/11 on these developments and fluctuations is examined. Some of the particular characteristics of the Israel polity, as a liberal regime under prolonged and varying threat, are enumerated. In this context, the role of the Israeli media is discussed and is evaluated in light of empirical data concerning public perceptions of its performance, particularly in times of national crises" -- Journal's abstract.

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