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

Philanthropy and journalism in the Global South (Video)

Mel Bunce

July 6, 2020

Blog

This video of an ICA by Dr Mel Bunce presentation is based on our article ‘Foundation Funding and the Boundaries of Journalism’.

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What should journalists at Voice of America do? (Blog)

Can journalistic independence be reconciled with a diplomatic role?

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State-funding of international news (Article)

Kate Wright

June 17, 2020

Publication

How do journalists working for state-funded international news organizations legitimize their relationship to the governments which support them?

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What is humanitarian journalism? (Book chapter)

Mel Bunce

March 27, 2019

Publication

In this chapter, we define humanitarian journalism and give an overview of previous research on this subject.

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Humanitarian journalism research in the news

Martin Scott

February 20, 2019

Blog

A summary of recent news coverage of our humanitarian journalism research.

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Why are humanitarian crises under-reported? (Blog)

Martin Scott

February 11, 2019

Blog

Article original published by Inter Press Service.

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REPORT: The state of humanitarian journalism

Martin Scott

October 16, 2018

Blog

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In this report we present some of the findings of our four year research project into the state of humanitarian news.

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REPORT: The state of humanitarian journalism

By Martin Scott, Kate Wright and Mel Bunce. In this report we present some of the findings of our four year, global research project into the state of humanitarian journalism around the world. We ask, Which news organisations regularly report on humanitarian affairs? How are they funded, and what ethical problems or professional dilemmas does […]

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Who’s reporting Africa now? NGOs, journalism and multimedia (Book)

What effects has NGOs' shift into news production had on journalism and NGO-work?

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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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