Democracy and the Philippine Media, 1983-1993
This work examines the relationships between the Philippine media, class power, and the state. It focuses on the economic and political actors and agencies, including the press, which have promoted or hindered democratization in the Philippines during the decade 1983-1993.
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A Testing Decade for Democracy
Characterisations and Debates
the Contested Hegemony
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