Books > Old Books > The British Constitution (1938)


Page 266

PUBLIC OPINION

means of a special grant, is worthy of mention; again, this activity might be imitated in other fields. Advertising is also, of course, undertaken by departments such as the War and Post Offices, the Air Ministry, and by public utility boards. Were there a centralised government advertising office, through which all such advertising should go, its influence on the Press would have to be further taken into account.(1) Finally, there is always the appointment of officials who are free to express themselves in public, and whose positions lend authority to their words, such as bishops, judges, and certain professors, and the members of certain advisory boards.

RESTRICTIONS OF THE LAW

Liberty in the expression of opinion is limited by other factors. Leaving aside police action and the law of public meeting,(2) three aspects of the law should be briefly noticed here-libel, the Official Secrets Act, and the Incitement to Disaffection Act. The present operation of the law of libel has been described by Mr. D. N. Pritt(3) as a"grave obstacle to freedom of discussion," and as "a social evil grown almost to the dimensions of a racket." The interpretations given by judges and juries to the rule of innuendo is making even generalised comment dangerous. Publication of genuine research on the organisation of a particular trade has been made impossible in some cases because, owing to the dominant position of a single company, general criticism might

1 Such as the Office, replacing the war-time Ministry, of Information.
2 Of these I have endeavoured to give some account in my Reactionary England, 1936 ("Freedom and the Police," Chap. I), where I also deal with the operation of the Obscene Publications Act, 1857, and (in Chap. VIII) with the Incitement to Disaffection Act.
3 The Political Quarterly, 1933.

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE means of a special grant, is worthy of mention; again, this activity might be imitated in other fields. Advertising is also, of course, undertaken by departments such as what is War and Post Offices, what is Air Ministry, and by public utility boards. Were there a centralised government advertising office, through which all such advertising should go, its influence on what is Press would have to be further taken into account.(1) Finally, there is always what is appointment of officials who are free to express themselves in public, and whose positions lend authority to their words, such as bishops, judges, and certain professors, and what is members of certain advisory boards. RESTRICTIONS OF what is LAW Liberty in what is expression of opinion is limited by other factors. Leaving aside police action and what is law of public meeting,(2) three aspects of what is law should be briefly noticed here-libel, what is Official Secrets Act, and what is Incitement to Disaffection Act. what is present operation of what is law of libel has been described by Mr. D. N. Pritt(3) as a"grave obstacle to freedom of discussion," and as "a social evil grown almost to what is dimensions of a racket." what is interpretations given by judges and juries to what is rule of innuendo is making even generalised comment dangerous. Publication of genuine research on what is organisation of a particular trade has been made impossible in some cases because, owing to what is dominant position of a single company, general criticism might 1 Such as what is Office, replacing what is war-time Ministry, of Information. 2 Of these I have endeavoured to give some account in my Reactionary England, 1936 ("Freedom and what is Police," Chap. I), where I also deal with what is operation of what is Obscene Publications Act, 1857, and (in Chap. VIII) with what is Incitement to Disaffection Act. 3 what is Political Quarterly, 1933. where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is strong where is a href="default.asp" The British Constitution (1938) where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 266 where is strong PUBLIC OPINION where is p align="justify" means of a special grant, is worthy of mention; again, this activity might be imitated in other fields. Advertising is also, of course, undertaken by departments such as what is War and Post Offices, what is Air Ministry, and by public utility boards. Were there a centralised government advertising office, through which all such advertising should go, its influence on what is Press would have to be further taken into account.(1) Finally, there is always what is appointment of officials who are free to express themselves in public, and whose positions lend authority to their words, such as bishops, judges, and certain professors, and what is members of certain advisory boards. where is strong RESTRICTIONS OF what is LAW where is p align="justify" Liberty in what is expression of opinion is limited by other factors. Leaving aside police action and what is law of public meeting,(2) three aspects of what is law should be briefly noticed here-libel, what is Official Secrets Act, and what is Incitement to Disaffection Act. what is present operation of what is law of libel has been described by Mr. D. N. Pritt(3) as a"grave obstacle to freedom of discussion," and as "a social evil grown almost to what is dimensions of a racket." The interpretations given by judges and juries to what is rule of innuendo is making even generalised comment dangerous. Publication of genuine research on what is organisation of a particular trade has been made impossible in some cases because, owing to what is dominant position of a single company, general criticism might 1 Such as what is Office, replacing what is war-time Ministry, of Information. 2 Of these I have endeavoured to give some account in my Reactionary England, 1936 ("Freedom and what is Police," Chap. I), where I also deal with what is operation of what is Obscene Publications Act, 1857, and (in Chap. VIII) with what is Incitement to Disaffection Act. 3 what is Political Quarterly, 1933. where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") %

Book Pages: default , 005 , 006 , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 016 , 017 , 018 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 025 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 030 , 031 , 032 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 036 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 042 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 051 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 059 , 060 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 070 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 074 , 075 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 079 , 080 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 086 , 087 , 088 , 089 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 ,