Is deliberative democracy the ideal goal of free speech? How do social movement organizations, activists, and political candidates use the media to frame their discourse? What responsibilities does the media have in maintaining or promoting democracy? In this broadly interdisciplinary volume, top scholars in communication, political science, sociology, law, and philosophy offer new perspectives on these and other intersections within democratic discourse and media.
Simone Chambers is associate professor of political science at the University of Colorado. Anne Costain is professor of political science, director of the Keller Center for the Study of the First Amendment, and associate dean for social sciences at the University of Colorado.