The Media And Peace

The Media And Peace

by Graham Spencer
     
 

Much is known about the media's role in conflict, but far less is known about the media's role in peace. Graham Spencer's study addresses this deficiency by providing a comparative analysis of reporting conflicts from around the world and examining media receptiveness to the development of peace. This book establishes an argument for the need to rethink

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Overview

Much is known about the media's role in conflict, but far less is known about the media's role in peace. Graham Spencer's study addresses this deficiency by providing a comparative analysis of reporting conflicts from around the world and examining media receptiveness to the development of peace. This book establishes an argument for the need to rethink journalistic responsibility in relation to peace and interrogates the consequences of news coverage that emphasizes conflict over peace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403921802
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author



GRAHAM SPENCER is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK. He has written widely on the media and the Northern Ireland peace process and is currently researching victims of political violence, and political reconciliation.

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