What is media freedom? How do you know when it’s there? And what role does it play in the political landscape today? Maria Armoudian discusses media freedom with Jennifer Whitten-Woodring and Douglas A. Van Belle. They are co-authors of the book Historical Guide to World Media Freedom.

Jennifer Whitten-Woodring is a professor of Political Science and Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Douglas A. Van Belle is a senior lecturer in the School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies at Victoria University, Wellington.

 

 

This interview was originally aired on the Scholars’ Circle. For more information and to access our archive of episodes click here.

Photo: Ahdieh Ashrafi