The news media, civil war, and humanitarian action

@inproceedings{Minear1996TheNM,
  title={The news media, civil war, and humanitarian action},
  author={Larry Minear and Colin Scott and Thomas G. Weiss},
  year={1996}
}
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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