The news media, civil war, and humanitarian action

  title={The news media, civil war, and humanitarian action},
  author={L. Minear and C. Scott and T. Weiss},
  • L. Minear, C. Scott, T. Weiss
  • Published 1996
  • Political Science
  • The civil wars - and the ensuing humanitarian crises - that have been prominent features of the first post-Cold War decade have revealed a close and active relationship among a triangle of institutions: the news media, governments, and humanitarian organisations. This three-way relationship has elicited considerable commentary, with the media often depicted as the decisive casual link between a given crisis and how governments and aid groups behave. This volume looks at institutional… CONTINUE READING
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