Communication and Social Transformation Master Programme:

ILT508 – Mass Media and ICTs in Development and Social Transformation References:

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John Downey and Natalie Fenton – New Media, Counter Publicity and the Public Sphere – New Media Society 2003; 5; 185

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Rob McMahon and Peter A. Chow-White – News media encoding of racial reconciliation: Developing a peace journalism model for the analysis of ‘cold’ conflict – Media Culture Society 2011 33: 989

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Vilma Luoma-aho – Is social media killing our theories? – A paper presented at Viestinnän Tutkimuksen Päivät (Communication Research Days) February 12th, 2010 University of Tampere, Finland

W. James Potter and Karyn Riddle – A Content Analysis of the Media Effects Literature – Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 2007 84: 90

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