Access denied, the politics of press censorship by Sean Kelly

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Published by Published for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University [by] Sage Publications in Beverly Hills .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Censorship.,
  • Government and the press.,
  • Freedom of the press.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 77-80.

Book details

StatementSean Kelly.
SeriesSage policy paper, Washington papers -- vol. VI, 55
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22022166M
ISBN 100803910800
OCLC/WorldCa4492091

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