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close this bookThe News Media and Humanitarian Action - 1st Edition (DHA/UNDRO - DMTP - UNDP, 1997, 122 p.)
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View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentINTRODUCTION
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close this folderPart 1. Complex emergencies, humanitarian action and the crisis triangle
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close this folderChapter 1. The humanitarian arena
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View the documentHumanitarian action in complex emergencies
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View the documentThe crisis triangle
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close this folderChapter 2. Governmental policymaking institutions
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View the documentThe interests of States
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close this folderChapter 3. Humanitarian institutions
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close this folderInternational humanitarian actors
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View the documentThe United Nations system
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close this folderChapter 4. The news media
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View the documentWhat is the news media?
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View the documentNet news value of a particular crisis
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close this folderPart 2. Analysis of media influence and recommendations for crisis triangle institutions
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close this folderChapter 5. Analyzing media influence
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View the documentFramework for analyzing media influence
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close this folderChapter 6. Case studies
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View the documentLiberia and the Sudan
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View the documentNorthern Iraq
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View the documentSomalia
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View the documentFormer Yugoslavia
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close this folderChapter 7. Better policy, better action, better coverage
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View the documentRecommendations for government policymaking institutions
View the documentRecommendations for humanitarian agencies
View the documentRecommendations for the media
View the documentRecommendations for the institutional triangle working together
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close this folderPart 3. Media relations
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close this folderChapter 8. Dealing with the media
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View the documentEstablishing credibility with the news media
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close this folderChapter 9. Guidelines for interviews
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View the documentGeneral interviewing tips
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View the documentSELECTED READINGS: MEDIA RELATIONS
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