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Democracy and media: A message for the Pacific

Volume 8, Issue 1

June, 2002

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Cass, P. (2002). Democracy and the media: A message for the Pacific. Pacific Journalism Review, 8(1): 35-41.
Author(s): Philip Cass
Publication date: 
June, 2002

Nobody in a democracy has the right to be ignorant. Citizens of a demoracy have a duty to keep themselves informed about political developments and issues so they can vote with an informed mind. The media has a big role to play in ensuring that people are properly informed and encouraged to think for themselves.