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Television and the politics of British humanitarianism
Andrew Jones

: Practicalities, Colonial Discourse and Western Understandings of Development ’, Journal of African Media Studies , 3 : 1 ( 2011 ), pp. 25 – 41 ; N. Dogra , Representations of Global Poverty: Aid, Development and International NGOs ( London : I. B. Tauris , 2012 ); S. Orgad , Media Representation and the Global Imagination ( Cambridge, MA

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Michael Lawrence and Rachel Tavernor

warrants sustained, critical attention’. 5 Drawing and building on scholarship from sociology, journalism, development studies, politics, film and media studies and anthropology, we investigate the complex relationships between humanitarianism and popular media forms, technologies, events and cultures. Our authors explore a variety of media, from film, television and memoirs to music festivals and social media, and chart the development of different

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Journalism practice, risk and humanitarian communication
Jairo Lugo-Ocando and Gabriel Andrade

the pain of others or not. What type of risk? Generally speaking, the reporting of risk and vulnerability in the context of humanitarian crises remains an area that is largely under-researched. This is so, despite calls from scholars such as Simon Cottle who in 1998 pointed out the need to embrace in media studies the notion of the ‘risk society’. 24 Moreover, the notion

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Offline and online games, branding and humanitarianism at the Roskilde Festival
Lene Bull Christiansen and Mette Fog Olwig

causes and commercial interests, e.g. via corporate social responsibility (CSR), cause-branded products or philanthropy. 2 Critiques of the popular characteristically draw on various theoretical and analytical approaches, such as critical discourse analysis, Žižekian ideological critique and/or grounded critical analytics. 3 These analyses often echo critical approaches to popular culture in media

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