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The media in general, and advertising in particular, are considered as important agents of socialization, including genderrelated issues. Thus the legislator has focused on the regulation of the images of women and men in advertisements. However, regulations prohibiting sexist advertising [...]

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The development of the European Digital Library, a project that will give European citizens access to our cultural heritage, raises many questions about this project’s compatibility with copyright protection for authors, which has been under discussion by the European Union in recent [...]

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This is the second part of the analysis of the complex relationships between information technologies and information professionals in an environment in which, for the first time, standards and legislation are ahead of implementation. An example is the different interpretations on [...]

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Implementation of the e-government law guaranteeing Spanish citizens electronic access to public services (Ley para el Acceso Electrónico de los Ciudadanos a los Servicios Públicos) will have great impact on public administration at every level. This law directly affects government [...]

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The reuse of archive footage is usual in television productions to complete or contextualize a story, to develop a biography or to cover anniversaries. Other times it is used when there are no current images related to the story or just to fill the schedule grid. However, not all [...]

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The economic contribution of public funds to the mass media takes place in two directions: direct subsidies and institutional advertising campaigns. The purpose of this article is to review the indicators that the Spanish autonomous governments take into account when granting public [...]

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The attack on the weekly Charlie Hebdo  by Muslim fanatics is discussed. The author argues that freedom of expression includes the criticism of religious ideas, based on Articles 18 and 19 of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The types of problematic incidents that [...]