Restrictions on Journalistic Freedom in The Regional and Local Polish Press, As Exemplified by the Lublin Region

Pokrzycka, Lidia
November 2011
Web Journal of Mass Communication Research;Nov2011, Vol. 38, p1
Academic Journal
The Constitution of Poland guarantees freedom of expression, but the guarantee really protects publishers, but not journalists. An online survey of journalists in the Lublin Region of Poland shows that social pressures and concern about status in the profession constitute significant constraints on newspaper reporting as does pressure from publishers.


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