Media and Communication has released an issue on Peacebuilding and New Media. The issue includes eight articles, one of which is especially interesting for those who are into journalism.
In the article Building Peace through Journalism in the Social/Alternate Media Rukhsana Aslam claims that with the help of new media technologies, journalists can enhance the peacebuilding efforts in societies and communities. In order for the new paradigm for journalism to play a positive role in peacebuilding calls for change in many aspects such as in the definition of who practices such kind of journalism and in the news value system that determines what makes the news.
The issue is available here and it is open access so all articles are free to read, download, and share.
Picture: “Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” by Ginny, licence: CC BY-SA 2.0