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Disasters and aid: does the media have any impact? (Harvard pt V)

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Disasters and aid: does the media have any impact? (Harvard pt V). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (31 May 2008). Website.

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After the Burma cyclone and the China quake we all realised how vital the media was in reporting disasters. In China a repressive regime rushed to make sure that international coverage was relatively open and sympathetic. In Burma the generals made sure that journalists (and aid workers) were kept away from the carnage. So what should be the role of the news media?

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
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:12
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:21

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