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Author Arsenault, Amelia.

Title Evaluating media interventions in conflict countries [electronic resource] : toward developing common principles and a community of practice / Amelia Arsenault, Sheldon Himelfarb, and Susan Abbott.

Imprint Washington, DC : U.S. Institute of Peace, 2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  Y 3.P 31:19/NO.77    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (35 p.) : ill.
Series Peaceworks ; no. 77
Peaceworks ; no. 77.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on October 13, 2011).
"October 2011"--P. [1].
Summary In a tight global economy, international development actors face growing pressure to improve evaluation. Evaluators of media interventions in conflict environments face special challenges: collapsed timelines, fluid conditions, and travel constraints. Recognizing this, thirty-four donors, implementers, and academics, all experienced in media initiatives in conflict environments, met in December 2010 in Caux, Switzerland, to improve evaluation of media's impact in ameliorating conflict. This report reviews the state of the art in evaluating media interventions in conflict and outlines the Caux Guiding Principles, established during the workshop. It stresses better evaluation as critical to media's usefulness in conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-35).
Contents Introduction -- Evaluation under pressure -- Roadblocks to improved evaluation -- The Caux Principles -- Conclusions and future directions.
Subject War -- Press coverage -- Evaluation.
War in mass media -- Evaluation.
Embedded war correspondents -- Evaluation.
Added Author Himelfarb, Sheldon.
Abbott, Susan, 1973-
United States Institute of Peace.
Gpo Item No. 1063-K-11 (online)
Sudoc No. Y 3.P 31:19/NO.77

 
    
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