Media contribution to peace building in war torn societies

  title={Media contribution to peace building in war torn societies},
  author={Wilhelm F. Kempf}
Since the end of the Cold War, several military conflicts, some of which had been going on for decades, have successfully been resolved. Yet, the mere ratification of a peace treaty does not solve the problem of how to repair, materially, socially, humanly, war-torn societies. Without systematic efforts of peacebuilding, conflicts might endure, and there is always the danger that violence might break out again. The present paper focusses on the role of the media in these times of transition… CONTINUE READING