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By Amit M. Schejter, Noam Tirosh

In this booklet, distributional justice theories built via John Rawls and Amartya Sen are utilized to the governance of today’s media, providing a clean, and leading edge overview of the capability position for media in society. 3 case experiences describe the usage of recent media via marginalized groups in Israel – Ethiopian immigrants, the Bedouin and Palestinians – and set the level for media coverage students, academics and scholars to debate an analytic framework for media coverage that's clean, diverse, cutting edge and unique. Departing from the utilitarian ideas that dominate Western liberal regimes, and that experience ended in the proliferation of media platforms within which regulate is focused within the palms of the few, this paintings proposes another that makes a speciality of redistributing energy and voice.

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INFORM AND COMMUNICATE FOR WHAT? Regardless of the disagreement about the actual effect contemporary media may have on the individual, it is impossible to overlook their potential broad social effects on the quality of communications in light of their distinctive characteristics. While the Internet has taken the world by surprise and its history implies that it was never meant to be in the hands of every Facebook-loving child, once it matured and was privatized, its origins and the original motivation behind it were forgotten as it unleashed unstoppable levels of creativity in fields originally unforeseen, in particular the commercial arena for which it clearly was not developed.

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Multimediality is the characteristic of contemporary media that mostly affects users’ ability to convey social presence and an information-rich message, two concepts we discuss subsequently in more detail. It combines the development of technological convergence and digitization as it makes it possible to merge the ability to transfer sound, pictures, and the written word with the capability to do all that simultaneously. In fact, verbal communication and data transmission have now become inseparable in modern mobile networks (Meinel & Sack, 2014).

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