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Reporting Justice

Journalism Supplemental Readings

Journalism Supplemental Readings

JOURNALISM MODULE 1: COVERING CONFLICT

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and K. Lee Lerner (Gale 2007)

Regional readings:

KENYA

“Special Edition Kenya: Conflict Sensitive Journalism,” Ross Howard, (International Media Support, April 1, 2008) http://www.comminit.com/en/node/280934/38

“The Kenyan 2007 elections and their aftermath: the role of the media,” BBC World Service Trust. London. 2008. http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/trust/pdf/kenya_policy_briefing_08.pdf

UGANDA

“Uganda: Proposed Ugandan media law threatens the right to freedom of expression,” Amnesty International, May 11, 2010  http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/AFR59/006/2010/en

BOSNIA

“Escalation- and deescalation-oriented aspects in the media construction of the Bosnia conflict,” Wilhelm Kempf, Diskussionsbeiträge der Projektgruppe Friedensforschung Konstanz, Nr. 46.  http://kops.ub.uni-konstanz.de/volltexte/1999/273/pdf/273_1.pdf

“The Former Yugoslavia: The Media and Violence,” Predrag Simic, RFE/FL Research Report, Vol. 3, No. 5. http://promusica.se/Library/Electronic%20texts/simic_the_former.pdf

KOSOVA

The Media and Human Rights in Kosovo, Yamila Milovic, The International Council on Human Rights Policy, Review Meeting, Media: Reporting Human Rights Issues, Geneva, Nov. 27-28, 2000  http://www.ichrp.org/files/papers/45/106_-_Kosovo_Media_Reporting_Human_Rights_Issues
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JOURNALISM MODULE 2: JUDICIAL INSTITUTIONS

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and K. Lee Lerner (Gale 2007)

Regional readings:

BOSNIA

“Covering ICTY and War Crimes: The Doom of ‘Our Side’ and ‘Your Side,’” Radenko Udovicic, Mediaonline, 12.07.2002. http://www.mediaonline.ba/en/?ID=225

JOURNALISM MODULE 3: THE MEANING OF OBJECTIVITY

Reporting Conflict: New Directions in Peace Journalism, Jake Lynch and Johan Galtung (University of Queensland Press, 2010).

Regional readings:

KENYA

“How far to go: Kenya’s Media Caught in the turmoil,” International Media Support. Copenhagen. 2008, available at http://www.comminit.com/?q=fragile-contexts/content/how-far-go-kenyas-media-caught-turmoil-failed-election

“The Kenyan 2007 elections and their aftermath: the role of the media,” BBC World Service Trust. London. 2008, available at http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/trust/pdf/kenya_policy_briefing_08.pdf

SOUTHEAST ASIA

“War or Peace Journalism? Asian Newspaper Coverage of Conflicts,” Seow Ting Lee and Crispin C. Maslog, Journal of Communication (June 2005) http://www.iepcd.org/files/Download/WarorPeaceJournalism.pdf

JOURNALISM MODULE 6:  TRAUMA AND SAFETY

Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War, and Death, Susan D. Moeller,  (Routledge, 1999)

Covering Violence: A Guide to Ethical Reporting About Victims & Trauma, Roger Simpson and William Cote (Columbia University Press, 2006)

Regional readings:

UGANDA

“Uganda: Proposed Ugandan media law threatens the right to freedom of expression,” Amnesty International, May 11, 2010  http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/AFR59/006/2010/en

Human Rights for Journalists Network – Uganda http://www.hrnjuganda.org/freedom_Index.htm