A Global Standard for Reporting Conflict

by Jake Lynch Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies University of Sydney, Australia A Global Standard for Reporting Conflict constructs an argument from first principles to identify what constitutes good journalism. It explores and synthesises key concepts from political and communication theory to delineate the role of journalism in public spheres. …

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Ten Years on the Front Line

Frontline Club, London Wednesday 28 August 2013, 8:15 PM From Iraq to Afghanistan, Libya to Syria, a panel of journalists will be reflecting on the front lines they have reported from and discussing how they have marked the past decade. They will be sharing the stories they covered and the …

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The Ethics of War and Conflict in Graphic Narratives

European Association for American Studies (EAAS) The Hague, Netherlands, April 3-6 2014 This session seeks papers by Americanists from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds who are interested in the ways that graphicnarratives address the ethical dimensions of war and conflict. We are using the term “graphic narrative” (cf. Chute and …

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Digital Media and Reporting Conflict

Blogging and the BBC’s Coverage of War and Terrorism   This book explores the impact of new forms of online reporting on the BBC’s coverage of war and terrorism. Informed by the views of over 100 BBC staff at all levels of the corporation, Bennett captures journalists’ shifting attitudes towards …

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Newspapers, war and society

Conference : 29 April-1 May 2014 Gregynog Hall, Wales, UK. This conference will explore the relationship between newspapers and society during times of war. It is organised by the Leverhulme Trust  funded  British Press in World War Two project and the Centre for Media History, Aberystwyth University.  The conference will …

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Media Power and The Transformation of War

by Chiara de Franco (Kings College London, War and Media Network Member) Do the news media have any role in the transformation of war and warfare? This book argues that the news media alter the cognitive and strategic environment of the actors of war and politics and change the way these …

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Is talking to the Taliban a solution?

Frontline Club Wednesday 3 July 2013, 7:00 PM More Details from Frontline website On 18 June Nato handed over security for the whole of Afghanistan to the Afghan government, at the same time in Doha, Qatar, the Taliban opened an office, establishing a political face to the movement. The newly …

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Remembering War

Visiting the past. Histories of commemoration and competing narratives of remembering war Dr Keir Reeves, Monash University, Australia Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories University of Brighton RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES 2012-2013 Thursday 27 June: M57, Grand Parade, University of Brighton 5p.m. Get together and drinks for 5.15 start – …

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The Vision Machine: Media, War, Peace

thevisionmachine.com TheVisionMachine is a scholarly platform for critically engaging the intersection of war, peace, and media. Using a multimedia approach, the site incorporates pod/vodcasts, media analysis, documentary clips, and links to larger bodies of work.  The site is operated by a global group of scholars in the fields of International Relations, …

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