Media Coverage: Help or Hindrance in Conflict Prevention

Media Coverage: Help or Hindrance in Conflict Prevention

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The media's role in the new generation of regional conflict and substate violence is ambigious, unclear, and often misconstrued. Journalists and policymakers alike tend to assume that media coverage has an undefined yet pivotal role in helping conflict management or prevention. This report examined this in more detail.
Citation: Gowing, Nik. Media Coverage: Help or Hindrance in Conflict Prevention (Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1997)
Program: International Peace and Security