Reporting disasters : famine, aid, politics and the media /

Using privileged access to BBC and Government archives, 'Reporting Disasters' examines and reveals the internal factors which drove BBC news and offers a rare case study of how the media can affect public opinion and policymaking. It constructs the process that accounts for the immensity o...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Franks, Suzanne (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:London : Hurst & Company, 2013.
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Summary:Using privileged access to BBC and Government archives, 'Reporting Disasters' examines and reveals the internal factors which drove BBC news and offers a rare case study of how the media can affect public opinion and policymaking. It constructs the process that accounts for the immensity of the news event, following the response at the heart of government to the pressure of public opinion.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781849044943
1849044945
Access:Access limited to authorized users.