Posts Tagged ‘Media & Ethnic Violence’

 
 

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 [...]

The Use of Propaganda in the Rwandan Genocide; A Study of RTLM

This thesis analyzes the use of propaganda through RTLM in the genocide in 1994. The purpose of it is to develop a further understanding of its role.

The media of conflict: war reporting and representations of ethnic violence.

Allen, T. & Seaton, J. (1999). The media of conflict: war reporting and representations of     ethnic violence. London: Zed Books.
This book is collection of papers that examine the role of the media in inciting conflicts within nations. This book uses a lot of case studies, which can be very useful with choosing the right cases [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: July 7, 2010

Genocide on the airwaves: an analysis of the international law concerning radio jamming

Rajadhyaksha, M. (2006). Genocide on the airwaves: an analysis of the international law concerning radio jamming.  Journal of Hate Studies, 5(1), 99-118.
In this article Meghna Rajadhyaksha tells about how the Rwanda genocide can be used as an example for allowing radio jamming in case of hate speech. She tells how easy it could have been [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

What is the relationship between hate radio and violence? Rethinking Rwanda’s “Radio machete”

Strauss, S. (2007). What is the relationship between hate radio and violence? Rethinking Rwanda’s “Radio machete”. Politics & Society, 35(4), 609-637.
In this article Scott Straus provides a very interesting view of the relationship between the radio and violence in Rwanda. In most articles the role of RTLM in the genocide is seen as instrumental, while [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

Shake hands with the devil; the failure of humanity in Rwanda

Dallaire, R. (2003). Shake hands with the devil; the failure of humanity in Rwanda. London: Arrow books.
Romeo Dallaire is a former military commander  of the UN mission in Rwanda. In his book he tells his story about how he experienced the genocide in Rwanda. He elaborates on his attempts to reconciliate the Hutu’s and the [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

The media of conflict: war reporting and representations of ethnic violence

Allen, T. & Seaton, J. (1999). The media of conflict: war reporting and representations of  ethnic violence. London: Zed Books.
This book is collection of papers that examine the role of the media in inciting conflicts within nations. This book uses a lot of case studies, which can be very useful with choosing the right cases of [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

Media effects during violent conflicts: Evaluating media contributions to peace building

Bratic, V. (2006). Media effects during violent conflicts: Evaluating media contributions to peace building. Conflict & Communication Online, 5(1), 1-11.
This article discusses the possibilities, through researching all kinds of media effect theories in a literature study, of  how the media affect political conflict. It focuses especially on how mass media should promote peace. This article [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

The media and the Rwanda genocide

Thompson, A. (2007). The media and the Rwanda genocide. London: Pluto press.
This book, written by Allan Thompson, is a collection of papers that were collected from a symposium at Carlton University in 2004. It describes a clear view about the atrocities that happened during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. Thompson offers an overview of articles [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

The 2007 General Election in Kenya and Its Aftermath

Ismail, J. A., & Deane, J. (2008). The 2007 General Election in Kenya and Its Aftermath. The 2007 General Election in Kenya and Its Aftermath: The Role of Local Language Media , 13 (3), 319-327.
The ethnic violence in Kenya started after the election of Mwai Kibaki in December 2007. Local language radio stations were blamed [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010