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Understanding the Culture of Impunity: A Macro Perspective For Presentation at the UNESCO's World Press Freedom Day

The culture of impunity means simply the inability to hold the perpetrators of journalism’s crimes accountable and as such, it is closely related to the culture of corruption. It is by definition one of the worst forms of corruption. The macro-perspective as mentioned here relies on a hierarchical theory I developed and published in 2020 under the title: “Journalism and Corruption: Toward a Hierarchical Universal Theory of Determinants”. The purpose is to develop a grand theory that explains the culture of impunity without which the global community will be unable to identify either the forces that sustain or deter impunity or protect journalists. The grand theory is built on the systems analysis approach that considers the interaction between forces of several systems on the national level. It also considers the influence of the international system in promoting or hindering the culture of impunity.
Research focuses:
Physical, Psychological, Digital, Financial, Legal
Methods used in research:
Critical review analysis
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