The Right to Communicate: Past Mistakes and Future Possibilities

Deborah Hicks

Abstract


The right to communicate is a difficult concept to define. The most concise definition is provided by Pomorski (2002): the right to "exchange information relating to a commonly experienced world." This article explores the history and development of the right to communicate as a Third generation human right and the failed past attempts to translate it into national and international policy. In addition, alternative policy paths for advocate of the right to communicate will be explored and suggestions for concrete activities will be made.

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Communication

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5931/djim.v3i1.25

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