Governments and the Press--an historical point of view. Changes over time in newspaper and their relationship to politics. Changes in technology. Control, particularly legal, over newspapers and their operation. The role and effects of Royal Commissions on the press in Britain. The Special Senate Committee on the Mass Media under Senator Keith Davey. Formation of the Ontario Press Council; its function and objectives. The role of newspapers in society, and the importance of press councils to that role.
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