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The media and peace : from Vietnam to the 'War on terror'

Author: Graham Spencer
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Graham Spencer's study of the media and peace provides a critical examination of news in relation to a range of international conflicts and highlights the social costs of coverage which is obsessed with conflict whilst ignoring peace. As the first book of its kind, this analysis brings into question the idea of journalistic objectivity and contends that there are moral reasons why the media should become peace
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Spencer
ISBN: 1403921806 9781403921802 9780230202290 0230202292
OCLC Number: 60421097
Description: ix, 212 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: News culture --
The impact of news on foreign policy --
Diplomacy and signalling --
Vietnam --
Rwanda and reporting Africa --
Bosnia and Kosovo --
The Middle East --
The Northern Ireland peace process --
The Gulf War, the "war on terror" and Iraq --
Peace journalism.
Responsibility: Graham Spencer.
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Much is known about the media's role in conflict, but far less is known about the media's role in peace. This book establishes an argument for the need to rethink journalistic responsibility in  Read more...

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