By Amit M. Schejter, Noam Tirosh
In this publication, distributional justice theories constructed via John Rawls and Amartya Sen are utilized to the governance of today’s media, offering a clean, and leading edge review of the aptitude function for media in society. 3 case reviews describe the usage of latest media via marginalized groups in Israel – Ethiopian immigrants, the Bedouin and Palestinians – and set the level for media coverage students, lecturers and scholars to debate an analytic framework for media coverage that's clean, various, leading edge and unique. Departing from the utilitarian rules that dominate Western liberal regimes, and that experience resulted in the proliferation of media platforms within which keep an eye on is focused within the arms of the few, this paintings proposes another that makes a speciality of redistributing energy and voice.
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M. SCHEJTER AND N. TIROSH media by the few. Loyal to its utilitarian roots, however, the public interest standard focused on providing licenses to those who would benefit the community as a whole the most and not, for example, to those who had not had an opportunity to be heard so far. Over the years this meant a slow transition to a system in which those who already had licenses were virtually assured that their license would be renewed (Zelezny, 2010). Indeed, “utilitarian rationalism has served as the prevailing paradigm in communications for more than a century” (Christians, 2007), and utilitarian philosophy has provided the basis for adopting the idea of freedom of expression in US jurisprudence.
A Justice-Based Approach for New Media Policy: In the Paths of Righteousness by Amit M. Schejter, Noam Tirosh