Policy & Issues Publications

Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
The Next War: Live?
January 1, 1996
A paper by Barrie Dunsmore, fall 1995 fellow, explores the questions that arise from the possibility of live television coverage from the battlefield....
Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Framing Identity: The Press in Crown Heights
January 1, 1996
A paper by Carol B. Conaway, fall 1994 fellow, examines the media coverage of the 1991 Crown Heights riot, which was sparked when two Caribbean-American...
International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
Post-Communist Eastern Europe: The Difficult Birth of a Free Press
August 1, 1995
A paper by Bernard Margueritte, fall 1993 fellow, surveys the state of the press in Eastern Europe after the fall of the Iron Curtain. With weak training...
International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
The Nigerian Press Under the Military: Persecution, Resilience and Political Crisis (1983–1993)
May 1, 1995
A paper by Adeyinka Adeyemi, fall 1993  fellow, analyzes Nigeria’s media landscape and finds that despite outward signs of a modern and vibrant press/government...
Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Hispanic Voices: Is the Press Listening?
January 1, 1995
A paper by Jorge Quiroga, fall 1993 fellow, examines press coverage of the Hispanic community in the United States. Quiroga argues that the press serves...
International Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The Future of Global Television News
September 1, 1994
A paper by Richard Parker, spring 1993 fellow, explores the potential opportunities and challenges for a new era of “global television.” After seeing TV...
Environment, Health & Science, International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
From Bhopal to Superfund: The News Media and the Environment
September 1, 1994
A paper by Sanjoy Hazarika, fall 1993 fellow, analyzes the press coverage of India’s Bhopal disaster in 1984. Hazarika was one of the first reporters to...
Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Transmitting Race: The Los Angeles Riot in Television News
May 1, 1994
A paper by Erna Smith, fall 1992 fellow, examines framing in the TV news coverage of the 1992 Los Angeles riot. Smith analyzes the content of television...
Domestic Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
TV Violence, Children and the Press: Eight Rationales Inhibiting Public Policy Debates
April 1, 1994
A paper by Sissela Bok, spring 1993 fellow, applies the perspective of philosopher and social critic to analyze public policy debates in the press about...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Real-Time Television Coverage of Armed Conflicts and Diplomatic Crises: Does It Pressure or Distort Foreign Policy Decisions?
January 1, 1994
A paper by Nik Gowing, spring 1994 fellow, challenges the idea that real-time television coverage of armed conflicts impact foreign policy decisions. Conventional...