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What use is the media when a country collapses? (guest blog)

Cacciatore, Alex (2008) What use is the media when a country collapses? (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (11 Oct 2008). Website.

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What is the role of the media after a state has been through a war or a disaster that leaves all the social and political structures weak and often destroyed? Hennriette Von Klatenborn-Stachau and Shanthi Kalathil, are two consultants for the World Bank’s Communication for Governance and Accountability Program (CommGAP). They spoke at a Polis meeting on the relationship between the media, the state and civil society in countries that have just experienced serious political upheaval, violent conflict or riots. Polis Intern Alex Cacciatore reports.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 13:16
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:20

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