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Law & Rights: Free Access

April 24, 2010

Like the right to education, access to journalism should also be considered a right in any democratic society. Because of this, free news access is the first-best scenario for our societies. Nevertheless, free access by itself is not sustainable, so the challenge is how to devise a model that guaranties universal access to financially viable news.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 19   “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers

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