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Published: 01 March 2014

256 Pages | 6 b/w illus

5.4 x 8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849042888

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Reporting Disasters

Famine, Aid, Politics and the Media

Suzanne Franks

A Hurst Publication

  • It is the only book which specifically examines the long term effects of the reporting of the famine in Ethiopia in 1984/5 on the world of NGOs and their relationship with the media.
  • This book uses exclusive access to BBC archives and Freedom of Information Requests to analyze and examine the relationship between the media, political decision making and the world of aid to understand the interplay between these forces.
  • Rare case study of how the media can affect policymaking

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