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Crisis Journalism and World Peace

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With the increase in violence and unrest in many countries, the searchlight has been turned on the media who are supposed to work for peace. This paper is of the position that journalism has a big role to play in maintaining relative peace just as they have the power to fuel crisis. In as much as objectivity should be upheld, it has to go with responsibility.

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Umeogu, B. & Ifeoma, O. (2012). Crisis Journalism and World Peace. Advances in Applied Sociology, 2, 155-158. doi: 10.4236/aasoci.2012.22021.

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