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Defending Journalism in Court - A case study on how journalists in Uganda are mobilising for media freedom


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Title: Defending Journalism in Court - A case study on how journalists in Uganda are mobilising for media freedom
Other Titles: Defending Journalism in Court - A case study on how journalists in Uganda are mobilising for media freedom
Authors: Höglund, Carl-Magnus
Issue Date: 18-Oct-2019
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Global Studies
2019:17
Abstract: There is a global decline in media freedom. Journalists are increasingly being harassed, assaulted and imprisoned. While there is a lot of research on this depressing trend, there is little research on how social actors can act to defend media freedom. This thesis aims at explaining when and why collective actions in defence of media freedom are successful. It is a case study of how journalists and media organisations in Uganda are mobilising in defence of media freedom. Uganda is chosen as... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/62161
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