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Haiti: questions for journalism (part two) guilt and involvement

Beckett, Charlie (2010) Haiti: questions for journalism (part two) guilt and involvement. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (16 Feb 2010). Website.

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Abstract

The Haitian earthquake was a terrifying TV tableau of human misery, pain, and fear. Emotions of hope, despair and disbelief swept around the island with the seismic shocks. So its hardly surprising that witnesses to the aftermath also felt swamped by human feelings. How can journalists show that emotion without succumbing to it? How involved should a journalist get in helping those she watches?

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 08:11
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2020 23:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77730

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