Essays about: "Local journalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words Local journalism.

  1. 1. “The government is watching – don’t step on their toes” : An investigation of the press freedom and the working conditions for journalists in Tanzania

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Backlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Press freedom; development journalism; brown envelope; self-censorship; journalistic interventionism; values of journalism; developing countries; Tanzania; Dar es Salaam; Tanzanian journalists.;

    Abstract : According to reports from Reporters sans frontiers and Freedom House, the freedom of the press has declined during the recent years in the sub-Saharan country Tanzania. Using the human rights reports as an entry point, this study set out to investigate the working conditions for journalists in the capital de facto of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change discourse in Canadian print media : A quantitative and qualitative analysis of print media from two Canadian regions

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Kylie Robertson; [2019]
    Keywords : global journalism; print media; climate change; Canadian media; CDA; framing;

    Abstract : Over the last 30 years, awareness of anthropogenic climate change has increased and quickly become the one of the most pressing issues facing our planet. Canada is both a nation that has contributed to the acceleration of the climate problem and one that aims to help address the issues through commitments to global climate accords and other accountability actions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environment and journalism in a developing country

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Leo Rehnfeldt; Johanna Sundbeck; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental journalism; Argentina; developing country; News values; media systems;

    Abstract : In this thesis we investigated how the field of environmental journalism was perceived andworked with by a group of local journalists in the Argentinean region Cuyo. Based on atheoretical framework of gatekeeping and news value, this qualitative research utilizedsemi-structured interviews to investigate which personal, editorial and societal conditions theinterviewees considered of importance regarding environmental news reporting. READ MORE

  4. 4. News Framing on Bosnian Conflict : Exploring the Peace and War Journalism Perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Festina Kabashi; [2019]
    Keywords : Peace Journalism; Media; Conflict; War Journalism; Borba and OBN;

    Abstract : This thesis involves an analysis based on the theory of peace and war journalism to show how these theories express themselves in a conflict area. By taking two major media outlets during the war in Bosnia – Borba (Struggle) and Open Broadcast Network (OBN) – as case study this thesis will explore the way war and peace journalism and the Galtung dichotomy function in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Writing about Terrorism: Journalistic Methodology and Peace Journalism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Esbjörn Edvinsson; [2018-09-18]
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    Abstract : Mass media and journalists have faced criticism from academia due to a perceived tendency to present conflicts without paying sufficient attention to details, instead focusing on ‘sensational’ aspects, which will attract the interest of readers. Because of this, one academic debate within the field of journalism is whether ‘traditional’ media has served its purpose and needs to be replaced with newer forms of journalism which seeks to provide a more nuanced and balanced portrayal of conflicts. READ MORE