The Rights Of The Media And Freedom Of Media

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The term “free media” is often identified with the phrase “independent mass media”. Independence is seen as freedom from influences that would directly threaten their content, which would jeopardize the accuracy, objectivity and completeness of the information is placed. Immediately we have to accept the fact that absolute independence is not possible, and that this kind of freedom we can only look exactly like the independence of certain entities, such as: independence from the state, from the specific political options or independence from advertisers. Elites, whether religious or secular have always sought to control people, by controlling their idea.

Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of the United Nations and The European Convention on Human Rights (1950), Article 10 guarantees free expression, almost exactly the same way: Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right includes freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. In the second half of the twentieth century, the freedom of expression is gradually coming up to two new freedoms: freedom of media and freedom of access to information.
Under modern conditions, freedom of media, as derived human right, includes: the right to truthful and objective information and the right to publicly, to criticize and seek explanations in relation to specific procedures and acts of
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