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Power, politics and profit have been the key factors in determining the media’s traditional approach towards conflict. But in recent decades, the debate on ‘peace journalism’ as an approach to conflict has gained momentum and several scholars (...
Commentary: How the media message is conveyed creates either a destructive or a constructive force in peace and development. The power of the media essentially depends on its primary purpose. There is a pronounced convention regarding the purpose of...
Journalists need to be highly committed and determined when pursuing an issue in an investigative way because they inevitably will be confronted with considerable pressures. These pressures include resistance from publishers and editors due to time...
The book draws on the work by academics, international writers, journalists, theorists and campaigners. Commentary on the reporting of conflict includes Afghanistan, the Balkans, Cyprus, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kosovo, Palestine, Rwanda, and Sri...
The decade-long civil war in Bougainville, sporadic warfare in the Papua New Guinea Highlands, ethnic conflict in the Solomon Islands, and human rights violations during four coups and deaths in custody in the wake of a military barracks mutiny have...
Indonesia is trying to build an international reputation as a nascent democracy and is proud of having been re-elected in 2007 to the United Nations Human Rights Council for a three-year term. But the problems in West Papua make this democratic...
Since the invasion of Iraq in 2003, private security companies from the United Kingdom and United States have been seeking personnel for their operations in the Middle East, and many hundreds of Fijians have signed up. The privatisation of security...
An editorial on the Bougainville peace talks at Arawa in October 1994.

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