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Journalism, Media and the Challenge of Human Rights Reporting

JOURNALISM, MEDIA AND THE CHALLENGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTING, ICHRP, Geneva, Switzerland, 2002

153 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2010  

ICHRP International Council on Human Rights Policy

International Council on Human Rights Policy (ICHRP)

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

How do journalists select and cover human rights stories? How can one avoid bias or distortion of human rights information? Addressing these questions, this report examines the news and reporting process and its relations with human rights organisations. It assesses the difficulties of communicating complex human rights issues accurately and suggests ways in which coverage of human rights could be improved.

Keywords: human rights, journalism, media

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International Council on Human Rights Policy, ICHRP, Journalism, Media and the Challenge of Human Rights Reporting (2002). JOURNALISM, MEDIA AND THE CHALLENGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTING, ICHRP, Geneva, Switzerland, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1551233

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