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Number 2, 2003 The role of media in war and peace

2003 2The concept ‘media’ gives rise to many associations in different directions: to mediate, to be a medium or a mediator … Or are they really different? They all imply the meaning of something that transfers something bigger than itself. A messenger carrying bad news or good news, helping people to communicate.
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In this issue of New Routes you may find the following articles:
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Complexity – the first victim in war By Alice Petrén
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Access to media – a privilege or a right? By Orla Clinton
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Media as agents for peacebuilding By Basil Nyama
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Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Roadmap to a balanced media picture By Marda Dunsky
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Israel-Palestine: ‘Our’ victims are tragedy – ‘theirs’ are statistics By Orly Halpern
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Pax Americana or World Peace? By Hans Romkema
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Argentina: The painful march towards reconciliation By Anders Ruuth
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From Life and Work to Life and Peace By Björn Ryman
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Pour une paix durable en RDC: Le point de vue du la population By Héléne Morvan
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Ten years and many lessons learned By Thania Paffenholz
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