Western Media Coverage of Humanitarian Disasters

Franks, Suzanne (2006) Western Media Coverage of Humanitarian Disasters. Political Quarterly, 77 (2). pp. 281-4. ISSN 0032-3179. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This 17-page article shares CARMA International research examining western media coverage of 6 humanitarian disasters: the earthquake in Pakistani Kashmir (October 8 2005), Hurricane Stanley (October 1 2005), Hurricane Katrina (August 23 2005), the Indian Ocean earthquake/Tsunami (December 26 2004), the earthquake in Bam, Iran (December 26 2003), and the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan (since February 2003). The purpose was to ascertain what factors drive western media interest by investigating the relationship between media coverage and national interest to gain a sense of the cultural and economic tenor of relationships between the disaster region and those nations writing about it.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: J Political Science
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Suzie Westhead
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2009 21:27
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2009 21:27
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14884 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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