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Title: Challenges Faced by the Media in Combating Terrorism: A Case Study of Nairobi, Kenya
Authors: Ndei .M., Tabitha
Keywords: Media
Nairobi, Kenya
Issue Date: Nov-2007
Publisher: Kampala International University, bachelors degree in mass communication
Abstract: This study was carried out in Nairobi city, Kenya. The purpose of the study was to find out the challenges faced by the media when combating terrorism. The study used both qualitative and quantitative methods to do the research. Data collection methods were thinks like questionnaires and both formal and informal interviews. The study revealed several causes of terrorism, their effects and some of the problems the media personalities face when trying to combat terrorism. The study recognized that the however free the media is in an open society, they are particularly vulnerable to exploitation and manipulation by the ruthless terrorist organizations. It also found out that the media are in a kind of a symbiotic with terrorism. The study findings concluded that the media plays a very important role in trying to combat terrorism. The Kenyan government has accepted the reality that terrorism has established its roots in Kenya and has responded to combat the threat with the help of the media.
Description: Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of Social Sciences for Partial Fulfillment of the Award of Bachelors Degree in Mass communication at Kampala International University.
Appears in Collections:Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication

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