The Humanitarian Journalism project is seeking to better understand how the news media report on humanitarian crises and what shapes their coverage.

Attitudes towards humanitarian news within the aid sector: Survey results

Martin Scott

May 1, 2018

Blog

How do those involved with or interested in the aid sector view media coverage of humanitarian issues globally?

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Who are the intermediaries for international news? (Blog)

Martin Scott

March 2, 2018

Blog

This explainer answers five key questions about the role of intermediaries for international journalism.

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Caring in Crisis? Humanitarianism, the Public and NGOs (Book review)

Martin Scott

January 24, 2018

Blog

This book makes an important and well-evidenced contribution

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Why Humanosphere’s hibernation matters (Blog)

Martin Scott

July 2, 2017

Blog

Humanosphere is one of a desperately small number of outlets regularly covering humanitarian affairs

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How does donor funding influence humanitarian journalism?

JonEilenberg

May 18, 2017

Blog

This study strongly suggests that it is not just a simple case of the donor playing the tune that news organisations follow.

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What makes news humanitarian?

Martin Scott

April 21, 2017

Blog

Answering such questions is important for disentangling some of the various dilemmas and tensions journalists face

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How do we decide which humanitarian crises are under-reported?

Martin Scott

February 17, 2017

Blog

According to the World Food Program, more than 20 million people risk dying from starvation within six months, in four separate famines. But as long as news attention is focussed elsewhere, these crises are unlikely to receive the support they need.

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