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Title: The role of television in conflict management in Kibera Division, Kenya
Authors: Malava, Geoffrey Waudo
Keywords: Conflict management
Issue Date: Apr-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: This research was carried out in Kibera in Kampala Uganda. This research examined the role of the media in conflict management and how to handle emergencies in their reporting. In handling the issue of conflict management, the media has been in the front line in highlighting the rights and concern of those affected. This includes being impartial in their reporting of matters so that they are not seen as favoring a certain group over others, reporting on human rights violation, reporting on the suffering of people to put into light their plight so that they get the necessary assistance they need. Although the media has done a lot to avert this, it is to some extent to blame for the situation. Therefore by disseminating conflicting messages which could have fuelled the hatred. Therefore the media should act according its role of being the watchdog of the society so that issues like this don't arise in the future.
Description: An undergraduate research project submitted to the faculty of social science in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Bachelor’s Degree in Mass communication of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication

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