Speech, Media, and Ethics: The Limits of Free Expression is an interdisciplinary work that employs ethics, liberal philosophy, and legal and media studies to outline the boundaries to freedom of expression and freedom of the press, defined broadly to include the right to demonstrate and to picket, the right to compete in elections, and the right to communicate views via the written and electronic media. Moral principles are applied to analyze practical questions that deal with free expression and its limits.
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Author Biography - Raphael Cohen-Almagor
RAPHAEL COHEN-ALMAGOR Raphael Cohen-Almagor received his doctorate in political theory from Oxford University (1991). Former member of the Israel Press Council (1997-2000). In 1999-2000 he was awarded the Fulbright-Yitzhak Rabin Award and was a Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law and Department of Communication. He was Chairperson of Library and Information Studies (200-2003) and is Associate Professor at the Department of Communication, University of Haifa, where he heads the Center for Democratic Studies. In 2003-2004 he was a Senior Fellow and visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University. Raphael is the author of Middle Eastern Shores (poetry, Hebrew, 1993), The Boundaries of Liberty and Tolerance (1994), The Right to Die with Dignity (2001) and Euthanasia in the Netherlands (2004), and editor of several books, among them Liberal Democracy and the Limits of Tolerance: Essays in Honor and Memory of Yitzhak Rabin (2000), Challenges to Democracy: Essays in Honour and Memory of Isaiah Berlin (2000), Medical Ethics at the Dawn of the 21st Century (2000), and Moral Dilemmas in Medicine (Hebrew, 2002). He is currently completing a book titled The Scope of Tolerance as well as his second poetry book, Travels.