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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Table of Contents:
  • 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.