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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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a How famine captured the headlines -- Global story : national response -- A revolution in giving -- Misunderstanding the famine : telling the story wrong -- The humanitarian dilemma -- The agencies and the media -- Interpreting Africa -- Real media effects. 
588 0 |a Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 14, 2016). 
520 8 |a 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. 
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650 0 |a Disasters  |x Press coverage  |x Moral and ethical aspects. 
650 0 |a Famines  |x Press coverage  |z Ethiopia. 
650 0 |a Journalism  |x Political aspects. 
650 0 |a Mass media and public opinion. 
651 0 |a Ethiopia  |x Social conditions  |y 1974- 
650 0 |a Economic assistance  |z Ethiopia. 
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