Sonwalkar, P. and Allan, S., 2007. Citizen Journalism and Human Rights in Northeast India. Media Development, 54 (3), pp. 31-35.
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Enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) is the basic premise that ‘all people matter’, a moral commitment to overcoming the culture of othering permeating everyday life around the globe. This premise, when considered in relation to the priorities and protocols of Western journalism, throws into sharp relief the ways in which certain ‘us and them’ dichotomies inflected in news reports recurrently counterpoise the structural interests of `people like us' against the suffering of strangers.
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Communication, Cultural and Media Studies|
Social Sciences > Sociology
Social Sciences > Politics
|Group:||Media School > Institute for Media and Communication Research|
|Deposited By:||Professor Stuart Allan|
|Deposited On:||27 Apr 2010 19:21|
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