From climate change to the war on terror, financial meltdowns to forced migrations, pandemics to world poverty, and humanitarian disasters to the denial of human rights, these and other crises represent the dark side of our globalized planet. They are endemic to the contemporary global world and so too are they highly dependent on the world’s media.
Each of the specially commissioned books in the Global Crises and the Media series examines the media’s role, representation, and responsibility in covering major global cri-ses. They show how the media can enter into their constitution, enacting them on the public stage and thereby helping to shape their future trajectory around the world. Each book provides a sophisticated and empirically engaged understanding of the topic in or-der to invigorate the wider academic study and public debate about the most pressing and historically unprecedented global crises of our time.
For further information about the series and submitting manuscripts, please contact:
Dr. Simon Cottle Cardiff School of Journalism Cardiff University, Room 1.28 The Bute Building, King Edward VII Ave. Cardiff CF10 3NB United Kingdom CottleS@cardiff.ac.uk
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