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Covering Violence: How Should the Media Handle Conflict?

world microphone This thoughtful piece by Danny Schechter from mediachannel.org presents peace researcher Johann Galtung’s critique of media coverage of social conflicts. The piece explores 12 points of concern where, according to Galtung, journalism often goes wrong when dealing with violence. It includes a link to a piece comparing samples of war vs peace journalism styles, and points to an interesting U.K. site entitled Reporting the World that aims at presenting an ethical framework for reporting conflicts in the 21st century.

  

Posted by: Bill Warters on 2006 09 28 | Filed under Research Tools  

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