Spreading the Word on the Internet
by Christiane Hardy, Christian Möller
Publisher: OSCE 2003
Number of pages: 226
Reflections from the Amsterdam Conference on Freedom of the Media and the Internet, June 2003. The book includes articles by representatives from the OSCE, the Council of Europe, as well as academia, journalists and media NGOs from Europe and the United States.
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