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The importance of Social Responsibility in Media is an issue that is in constant debate inside and outside Media. This concern about the impact of the information they diffuse to their public. As it is widely known, they have a strong influence in the Public Opinion on citizenship. [...]

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This paper analyzes how television often disappoints the viewer, although he or she will anyway continue watching what he or she did not mean to watch. The author asserts that there is a deep lack of knowledge of the medium, whereas television is affected by prepotency, by the tendency [...]

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The public library and the promotion of reading is still an indissoluble tandem, meaning the library has a large responsibility for the promotion and dissemination of authors and their works. The goals of these cultural activities must be explicit and clearly defined, and must offer [...]

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For many Spanish-speaking librarians, the so-called “progressive librarianship” has been the first step in approaching a particular way of understanding library and information sciences generically known as “social librarianship”. Despite the abundance of information on the [...]

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This article proposes ethical and social responsibilities for archival institutions to supplement the ethical codes for records management that focus on individual ethical behavior. The methodology is based on case studies, from the author’s long career as professional archivist [...]

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This compilation and analysis of the initiatives related to social responsibility and sustainability in 71 Spanish university libraries obtained information primarily from web sites and print materials: activities reports, brochures, strategic plans and collection management documents. [...]

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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 big data revolution is a challenge and opportunity for companies. In the ethics and social responsibility domain, big data, and the increasingly more accessible and versatile data processing technology, allow companies to open up new communication channels, and to collect accurate, [...]

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With the development of information and communication technologies, particularly with regards to the Internet, the needs of the public and the ways in which they can access information have changed. The Web is changing the role of traditional libraries and that of librarians, and [...]

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The approval of the Law of Social Responsibility in Radio and Television to regulate the programmatic contents of the private television transmitters caused a collective debate. After that discussion, it is possible to be affirmed that the general intention of the Law is to order [...]