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Media and the Rwanda Genocide

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ISBN-10: 0745326250

ISBN-13: 9780745326252

Edition: 2006

Authors: Allan Thompson, Kofi Annan

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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 1/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Allan Thompson is Professor of Journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and a columnist with the Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper. After working as a reporter with the Toronto Star for 17 years, Thompson took up a teaching post at Carleton in 2003 and now heads a media capacity-building project in Rwanda called the Rwanda Initiative.

Message to Symposium on the Media and the Rwanda Genocide
Preface
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
The Media Dichotomy
Rwanda: Walking the Road to Genocide
Hate Media in Rwanda
Call to Genocide: Radio in Rwanda, 1994
RTLM Propaganda: the Democratic Alibi
Kangura: the Triumph of Propaganda Refined
Rwandan Private Print Media on the Eve of the Genocide
Echoes of Violence: Considerations on Radio and Genocide in Rwanda
RTLM: the Medium that Became a Tool for Mass Murder
The Effect of RTLM's Rhetoric of Ethnic Hatred in Rural Rwanda
Journalism in a Time of Hate Media
International Media Coverage of the Genocide
Reporting the Genocide
Who Failed in Rwanda, Journalists or the Media?
Reporting Rwanda: the Media and the Aid Agencies
Limited Vision: How Both the American Media and Government Failed Rwanda
Missing the Story: the Media and the Rwanda Genocide
What Did They Say? African Media Coverage of the First 100 Days of the Rwanda Crisis
Exhibit 467: Genocide Through a Camera Lens
Media Failure over Rwanda's Genocide
A Genocide Without Images: White Film Noirs
Notes on Circumstances that Facilitate Genocide: the Attention Given to Rwanda by the Media and Others Outside Rwanda Before 1990
The Media's Failure: a Reflection on the Rwanda Genocide
How the Media missed the Rwanda Genocide
An Analysis of News Magazine Coverage of the Rwanda Crisis in the United States
Journalism as Genocide - The Media Trial
The Verdict: Summary Judgement from the Media Trial
The Pre-Genocide Case Against Radio-Television Libre des Milles Collines
The Challenges in Prosecuting Print Media for Incitement to Genocide
'Hate Media' - Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide: Opportunities Missed by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
A Lost Opportunity for Justice: Why Did the ICTR Not Prosecute Gender Propaganda?
After the Genocide and the Way Forward
Intervening to Prevent Genocidal Violence: the Role of the Media
Information in Crisis Areas as a Tool for Peace: the Hirondelle Experience
The Use and Abuse of Media in Vulnerable Societies
Censorship and Propaganda in Post-Genocide Rwanda
PG - Parental Guidance or Portrayal of Genocide: the Comparative Depiction of Mass Murder in Contemporary Cinema
The Responsibility to Report: a New Journalistic Paradigm
Bibliography
Index