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The Role of Media in War and Peace in South Sudan

This policy brief discusses in broad outlines the role of the media both new and traditional in the South Sudan conflict. The author places the incremental erosion of the autonomy and space enjoyed by the media after the outbreak of the current conflict in its socio-historical context. The brief is also informative regarding the ambiguous role of media in the South Sudan in framing the conflict and in the process perpetuating an atmosphere that fans the war.

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