In the past decade, there has been much interest among scholars from a variety of disciplines in the question of how countries and communities recover from episodes of social change, political collapse, or violence and of how, precisely, the media should help in this process (Fletcher & Weinstein, 2002). The role of the media in re-creating a sense of belonging and reconciliation occupies a special place in globally circulating social change literature (Servaes, 2003; Wilson, 2003). The media are seen as a crucial player in the formation of identities, based on their role in providing space for (community) discussion and in helping sustain, suppress, or simply deal with cultural memories, myths, and collective fears, ..
|Title of host publication||Understanding Community Media|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publisher||SAGE Publications Ltd|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|