TITLE

The junta and the press: a family affair

AUTHOR(S)
Maslow, Jonathan Evan
PUB. DATE
March 1981
SOURCE
Columbia Journalism Review;Mar/Apr1981, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at the involvement of the Nicaraguan press in politics. Managua, Nicaragua's three morning dailies, Barricada, La Prensa, and El Nuevo Diario, differ dramatically not only in style but in politics. Barricada, the official organ of the Sandinista government, is as boring as any in-house corporate magazine. La Prensa, senior member of the Nicaraguan press and long a potent adversary of the Somoza regime, continues publishing as the newspaper of opposition. El Nuevo Diario, on the other hand, has had to fight for its niche.
ACCESSION #
18449650

 

Related Articles

  • A Leap to the Realm of Freedom. Tret'iakov, Vitalii // Russian Politics & Law;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p51 

    Discusses the history of contemporary Russian journalism in Russia. Period of limited freedom of the press; Criticisms levied by most Russia's mass media against the actions of the federal government; Relationship between the mass media and the authorities, and the economic freedom of the press.

  • Southeast Asia's intimidated press. DeVoss, David // Columbia Journalism Review;Mar/Apr1978, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p37 

    The article examines developmental journalism in Southeast Asia and how Southeast Asian governments curb on press freedom. The Press Foundation of Asia propounded the theory of developmental journalism. What Southeast Asia needed, said the foundation was a generation of investigative reporters...

  • Tainted News in Peace.  // New Republic;8/10/27, Vol. 51 Issue 662, p293 

    The author reflects on the role of press in international relations. He cited an incident wherein the British press commented on the works of the American press regarding its campaign on militarism. He also said that the press does not only report on war cases but also on peace matters and that...

  • "Freedom...is...more and more severely constrained...". Oakes, John B. // Columbia Journalism Review;Mar/Apr1973, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p70 

    This article focuses on the government and the press. One of the basic functions of the press is to act as public rein on the powers and pretensions of government. In fact, one of the great failures of the U.S. press as a whole is that it has not been sufficiently critical of government, or...

  • The Australian Parliament and press freedom in an international context. Pearson, Mark; Galvin, Camille // Pacific Journalism Review;Sep2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p139 

    This article reports on a study using grounded theory methodology to track the contexts in which Australian parliamentarians used the expressions ‘press freedom’ and ‘freedom of the press’ over the ten years from 1994 to 2004. It uses Parliamentary Hansard records to...

  • THE CONTEMPORARY FIRST AMENDMENT.  // Columbia Journalism Review;Spring1969, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p4 

    This article discusses the ignored dimension of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which is the implicit guarantee of freedom of the press for the public as a whole, not simply for those who happen to acquire the instruments of the press. This side has been voiced in the debate over...

  • Can Government Prohibit a Journalist's Access to Public Officials? Franklin, Timothy A. // Nieman Reports;Summer2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p24 

    This article describes a newspaper's ongoing legal case with Maryland's Governor Robert Ehrlich, Jr. about whether a government official has the right to prohibit a reporter's access to public officials, as a response to receiving unfavorable coverage. To listen to Maryland Governor Robert...

  • Increasing Press Repression in Russia. Lupis, Alex // Nieman Reports;Summer2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p118 

    This article looks at the growing press repression in Russia as of August 2005. Media freedom emerged as a major theme when the senior administration officials of U.S. President George W. Bush met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in spring 2005. Public statements made after these meetings...

  • Sticking to the Party Line. Caryl, Christian; Conant, Eve // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);04/16/2001 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 137 Issue 16, p37 

    Discusses feelings about free press in Russia. How many journalists have become progovernment; Finding that 57 percent of Russians approve of censorship of the media; Role of disillusionment with democracy and anti-Western sentiment; How audiences support journalists who bash the United States...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics