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Title The Routledge companion to media and humanitarian action / edited by Robin Andersen and Purnaka L. de Silva
Published New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 572 pages)
Series Routledge companion
Routledge companions.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Introduction: The Power of Media in Times of Humanitarian Crisis: Global Challenges, Constraints, and Consequences; PART 1 Theories and Practice of Media and Their Impact on Humanitarian Action; 1 Media, Politics, Compassion, and Citizenship in the Post-Humanitarian Debate: Visual Storytelling and the Humanitarian Imaginary; 2 Communicating for Impact, the Voice of the Victims: The Role of Media Design in Humanitarian and Human Rights Organizations
12 Policy for Media and Communication in Humanitarian Action and Long-term Development Cooperation: Some Norwegian Experiences and Perspectives; 13 The Correlation of Humanitarian Aid, North-South Development Cooperation, and the Media: Facts and Fiction; 14 Global Emergency Preparedness and Multilateral Action in an Information Age; PART 4 Famine, Violence, and Compassion: The Politics of News, Perception, Aid, and Security; 15 Reporting Humanitarian Narratives: Are We Missing Out on the Politics?
16 Front Pages and Frontlines: How the News Cycle Impacted Humanitarian Assistance in Liberia and the Democratic Republic of Congo; 17 Compassion as a News Value: Comparing French and UK Humanitarian Coverage of the War in Gaza 2014; 18 News Frames and Global Terrorism Coverage in the UK and Norway: Context and Consequences for Humanitarian Issues; 19 The Central American Refugee Crisis, Securitization, and the Media; PART 5 Voices at the Table, on the Internet, and Over the Airwaves: Expanding the Global Dialogue on Science, Religion, Civil Society, and Human Rights
3 The Al-Jazeera Effect: News Media Coverage of Global Humanitarian Emergencies; 4 Dignity in Times of Crises: Communicating the Need for Global Social Climate Change; 5 When Media is Used to Incite Violence: The United Nations, Genocide, and Atrocity Crimes; PART 2 Documentary, News, Human Traffickers, and the Rescue Narratives of Global Migrations: Humanitarianism and Human Rights in an Age of Crisis; 6 Frontline Doctors: Winter Migrant Crisis, BBC1 (2016); 7 A Humanitarian Battlefield: Redefining Border Control as Saving Victims
8 From Pity to Control: Regulated Humanitarianism in German Media Coverage of Refugees and Asylum; 9 Regional Impact of Human Trafficking and Forced Migration: Looking for Solutions in Libya; 10 The Drowning of SPHERE in the Mediterranean: What Has Happened to Humanitarian Standards in Fortress Europe?; PART 3 Global Humanitarian Information Policy: Financing, Early Warning, and Crisis Response; 11 Forecast-based Financing, Early Warning, and Early Action: A Cutting-Edge Strategy for the International Humanitarian Community
Summary In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that have come to define the twenty-first century. Contributors, including media professionals and experts in humanitarian affairs, grapple with what kinds of media language, discourse, terms, and campaigns can offer enough context and background knowledge to nurture informed global citizens. Case studies of media practices, content analysis and evaluation of media coverage, and representations of humanitarian emergencies and affairs offer further insight into the ways in which strategic communications are designed and implemented in field of humanitarian action
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Humanitarian intervention.
Mass media.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
Humanitarian intervention.
Mass media.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Andersen, Robin, editor.
De Silva, Purnaka L., editor.
ISBN 1134969171
1315538121
9781134969173
9781315538129
Other Titles Companion to media and humanitarian action