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Sustaining democracy?

journalism and the politics of objectivity

by Robert A. Hackett

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Published by Garamond Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journalism -- Objectivity.,
  • Journalism -- Political aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-269) and index.

    StatementRobert A. Hackett and Yuezhi Zhao.
    SeriesCulture and communication in Canada series
    ContributionsZhao, Yuezhi, 1965-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4784.O24 H33 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL422925M
    ISBN 101551930137
    LC Control Number98128071
    OCLC/WorldCa36990035

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