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Great Sound Makes No Noise — Creeping Freedoms in Chinese Press
January 1, 2000
A paper by Xiguang Li, spring 1999 fellow, argues that along with a free market economy, China has begun to embrace a new kind of journalism, even if it...
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Press Coverage of Belarus, A Newly Independent Country in Transition
January 1, 2000
A paper by Katsiaryna Ivanova, fall 1998 fellow, compares media coverage of events in Belarus by the government, independent press, and international press,...
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Who Were the Saigon Correspondents and Does It Matter?
January 1, 2000
A paper by William M. Hammond, spring 1999 fellow, investigates the mystery of the Saigon correspondents. Opinions about who the correspondents were have...
International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications, Race & Gender,
Tensions of a Free Press: South Africa After Apartheid
January 1, 1999
A paper by Sean Jacobs, fall 1998 fellow, examines changes in South Africa’s news media in the 1990s. Television and radio, long dominated by the state,...
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Portraying American Public Opinion toward the Bosnia Crisis (abstract)
January 1, 1998
Richard Sobel, fall 1996 fellow, compares the disparity between public support for intervention in Bosnia as expressed in polls, and the limited reporting...
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Ijambo: Speaking Truth amidst Genocide
January 1, 1998
Alexis Sinduhije, fall 1997 fellow, writes about the harrowing experience of practicing journalism in central Africa during the Rwandan Genocide. From...
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The Spokesperson — In the Crossfire: A Decade of Israeli Defense Crises from an Official Spokesperson’s Perspective
January 1, 1998
A paper by Nachman Shai, fall 1996 fellow, builds a case for the proposition that “truth” rather than “spin” is the basis of effective public information...
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The Enemy Within: The Effect of “Private Censorship” on Press Freedom and How to Confront It: An Israeli Perspective
January 1, 1998
A paper by Moshe Negbi, fall 1997 fellow, explores the rise of “commercially-motivated censorship” in Israel’s media. Negbi argues that powerful private...
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Pressing Concerns: Hong Kong’s Media in an Era of Transition
January 1, 1998
A paper by Stephen J. Hutcheon, fall 1997 fellow, traces the history of press freedom in Hong Kong under British rule up to the aftermath of China’s takeover...
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Prepared for War, Ready for Peace?: Paramilitaries, Politics, and the Press in Northern Ireland
January 1, 1998
A paper by Tim Cooke, spring 1998 fellow, examines the role of the news media in societies affected by violent conflict, in particular, Northern Ireland....