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Humanitarian Crises: What Determines the Level of Emergency Assistance? Media Coverage, Donor Interests and the Aid Business

Olsen, Carstensen & Høyen (2003) Humanitarian Crises: What Determines the Level of Emergency Assistance? Media Coverage, Donor Interests and the Aid Business. Disasters, 2003, 27(2): 109–126.
This study investigates which factors affect the volume of emergency assistance at an humanitarian crisis. Olsen et al. (2003) have compared different crisis. They have found that the intensity of [...]

Author: Chantal Pesch
Posted on: March 10, 2011
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NGOs in India’s elite newspapers: a framing analysis

De Souza, R. (2010). NGOs in India’s elite newspapers: a framing analysis. Asias Journal of Communication, 20(4), pp. 477-493.
This study tries to give an answer on the question: ‘How are NGOs framed in the Indian Media?’ De Souza (2010) points out that it is important to look at the media because public legitimacy can have [...]

Author: Chantal Pesch
Posted on: March 10, 2011
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When NGOs go global: competition on international markets for development donations

Aldashev, G. & Verdier, T. (2009). When NGOs go global: competition on international markets for development donations. Journal of International Economics, 79, pp. 198-2010.
In this study the authors pointing out that NGOs are becoming multinational entities. Recently NGOs raised funds in the countries where they had been founded, nowadays they heavily rely on raising funds [...]

Author: Chantal Pesch
Posted on: March 10, 2011

Nieman Journalism Lab

The Nieman Journalism Lab is a collaborative attempt to figure out how quality journalism can survive and thrive in the Internet age

Author: Atika Aafar
Posted on: November 10, 2010

Genocide Watch

Genocide Watch exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder. We seek to raise awareness and influence public policy concerning potential and actual genocide. Our purpose is to build an international movement to prevent and stop genocide.
This organization is interesting for this website because it explains eight stages to [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 5, 2010

Witness

NGO WITNESS’ mission is to use video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. Witness empowers people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public engagement and policy change. Witness envisions a just, equitable world in which all individuals and communities are able to defend and uphold their human [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 5, 2010

Press Now

Press Now is a Dutch non-governmental organization (NGO) that was founded in 1993 by journalists, politicians and other involved individuals, who were concerned about the war in Yugoslavia. The organization supports  media freedom in various countries in the world. It is based in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
Press Now in recent years have been very active in Eastern [...]

Radio la Benevolencija

Radio La Benevolencija Humanitarian Tools Foundation (La Benevolencija) is a Dutch NGO that works for the empowerment of groups and individuals that form the target of hate speech and ensuing acts. It broadcasts radio soaps, discussion-and educational programmes, in combination with grassroots activities that provide citizens in vulnerable societies with knowledge on how to resist [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 5, 2010

Humanitarian branding and the media; the case of Amnesty International.

Vestergaard, A. (2008). Humanitarian branding and the media; the case of Amnesty International. Journal of language and politics, 7(3), 471-493
This article explores how NGO’s work in their field of tension between the need for visibility and a greater dependence on media and their public’s skepticism with the existing ‘compassion fatigue’. According to the author, NGO’s [...]

Author: linschakenraad
Posted on: September 6, 2010

Look who’s talking!: second thoughts about NGO’s as representing civil society.

Holmén, H. & Jirström, M. (2009). Look who’s talking!: second thoughts about NGO’s as representing civil society. Journal of Asian and African studies, 44(4), 429-448
This article tries to outweigh the pro’s and con’s of a bigger role for NGO’s in policy-making institutions. On the one hand has been sad that NGO’s could be useful, because [...]

Author: linschakenraad
Posted on: September 6, 2010
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