2. Global Media Research and Global Ambitions

The Case of UNESCO

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. Cees J. Hamelink

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch2

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Hamelink, C. J. (2012) Global Media Research and Global Ambitions, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278

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Keywords:

  • global media research and global ambitions, the UNESCO case;
  • media and development, emphasizing role of nation, as central to peace;
  • UN system/UNESCO and world peace, mass media in the global ambition;
  • media research, 1956, in need of an international coordination;
  • The News Agencies Study, international media surveys by UNESCO;
  • media performance and human behavior and obsessions with causality;
  • UNESCO, on war as beginning in people's minds, for a culture of peace

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Expectations

  • Media Research

  • The Projects

  • Assumptions

  • War Begins in People's Minds

  • The More Information, The Better

  • Causality

  • More Obstacles

  • Conclusion

  • References