The Captive Press: Foreign Policy Crises and the First Amendment (Cultural Studies) by Ted Galen Carpenter
English | June 13, 1995 | ISBN: 188257723X | 332 Pages | PDF | 64 MB
How the government's restrictions on the press during the recent international crises challenge the basis of a free press and the First Amendment.
There is a tension underlying press freedoms guaranteed by the First amendment and foreign policies which demand secrecy and lack of public involvement: Carpenter's title contends that national security bureaucracies often operate to manipulate or obstruct the news media, thwarting coverage of military and foreign policy initiatives in the process. These actions threaten an independent press structure, Carpenter maintains: this study tells how. – Midwest Book Review