• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

MacBride Report

The International Commission for the Study of Communications Problems was established by UNESCO in 1976 to investigate the nature of international media flows at the end of the 1970s, particularly relating to mass media and news. The commission delivered a report titled Many Voices, One World: Towards a New, More Just, and More Efficient World Information and Communication Order, and commonly known as the MacBride report, that criticized Western countries for sustaining a media system that thrives on the dependency of the developing world. Ever since its publication in 1980, the MacBride report has spurred debates on international imbalances and global inequality in the field of media and communication. This entry first discusses the historical context of the MacBride report. It then looks at the ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles