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Radio & Rwanda Genocide (in Dutch)

This bachelor-thesis is about the role of RTLM during the Rwanda Genocide of 1994.
In the years after the genocide of Rwanda, the involvement of Hutu radiostation ‘RTLM’ has been established.
In this research paper, the actual level of involvement is studied. This is done by the usage of secundaire literature,
because this is a literature review. In [...]

Louise Richardson: What terrorists want

Louise Richardson talks about terrorism. See link on the right for chapters etc.

Author: Arif Kornweitz
Posted on: January 25, 2011

‘Reality violence’ on TV news: it began with Vietnam

McCleneghan, J.S. (2002). ‘Reality violence’ on TV news: it began with Vietnam. The Social Science Journal.
This article  (‘Reality violence’ on the tv news: it began with Vietnam) explains why the Vietnam-war  is considered the first ‘tv-war’. The authors describe, with the use of a timeline, the impact the Vietnam-war had on television and how warreporting on television [...]

Embedded

Katovsky, B. & Carlson, T. (2003). Embedded. Connecticut: The Lyons Press.
The book Embedded is about embedded journalism. From a journalistic, publishers and photojournalistic perspective is journalism  during the war in Iraq being analyzed.  Different people give their opinion about the role of journalism in the Iraqi war.

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 12, 2010

The uncensored war

Hallin, D.C. (1986). The uncensored war. New York: Oxford University Press.
The book The uncensored war describes the Vietnam war and the role that media played during this war. The evolution of the war and how the media report this war, is carefully described. This book is not only important because of the history of the Vietnam war, [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 12, 2010

The media, the war in Vietnam, and political support: a critique of the thesis of an oppositional media

Hallin, D.C. (1984). The media, the war in Vietnam, and political support: a critique of the thesis of an oppositional media. The Journal of Politics.
The article The media, the war in Vietnam, and political support: a critique of the thesis of an oppositional media discusses the mediashift that took place between 1960’s and 1970’s during the Vietnam-war. [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 12, 2010

Reporting war

Allan, S. & Zelizer, B. (2004). Reporting war. Londen en New York: Routledge.
The book Reporting war offers an overview of the role of journalists during a war. A distinction is being made between embedded and unilateral journalists. Besides the different kinds of journalism being discussed, is the rol of media in the war in [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 12, 2010

Embedding the truth: a cross-cultural analysis of objectivity and television coverage of the Iraq war

Aday, S., Livingstone, S. & Hebert, M. (2005). Embedding the truth: a cross-cultural analysis of objectivity and television coverage of the Iraq war. The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics.
The article ‘Embedding the truth: a cross-cultural analysis of objectivity and television coverage of the Iraq war’ is about  American television broadcasts concerning the war in Iraq. The [...]

Author: eva kam
Posted on: October 20, 2010

Contra-flow from the Arab world? How Arab television coverage of the 2003 Iraq war was used and framed on Western international news channels

Wessler, H. & Adolphsen M. (2008). Contra-flow from the Arab world?; how Arab television coverage of the 2003 Iraq war was used and framed on Western international news channels. Media Culture society 30(4): 439–461.
The purpose of this research has been defined by examining to what extent and for what purposes Western news channels make use [...]

Mapping global media flow and contra flow

Thussu, D. K. (2007). Mapping global media flow and contra flow. In D.K. Thussu (Ed.),  Media on the move: global flow and contra flow (pp. 11-31). New York: Routeledge.
Thussu (2007) shows us the prominence of two different media flows: the media flow in general and a so called contra flow of media. Al-Jazeera can be [...]

Author: Claudia
Posted on: September 30, 2010
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