PEACE JOURNALISM BECOMES “VOICE OF THE VOICELESSES”

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AJANS UNIVERSITE
Translated by Begüm ERGİNBAY

Discussions continues about the peace journalism which emerged as an alternative to the effect of traditional journalism. Commenting on the language and point of view in peace journalism, Prof. Youngblood said that commentary should be left to readers.

Answer to the Question “Why”

Drawing attention to the fact that observing the incidents by looking for an answer to the question “Why?” is one of the key provision, Prof. Dr. Youngblood gave an example of looking at Syrian refugees only from a humanistic point of view. Stating that peace journalism also means doing journalism by respecting every opinion and culture, Prof. Dr. Youngblood wanted people to stay away from the news which involves propaganda or dictates an opinion.

Camp Watch Tomorrow

Recording that peace journalism also means giving voice to the voicelesses, focusing on people, Prof. Dr. Youngblood claimed that traditional journalism is after victory. Besides journalists from the local and mainstream press, university students and academicians participated in two-day seminar. Participants of the seminar in DSI (Genral Directorate of State Hydraulic Works) Facilities visited the campsite in Sarıçam where Syrians stays.

Source: Adana News

Türkçe versiyonu: BARIŞ GAZETECİLİĞİ “SESSİZLERE SES” OLUYOR

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