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The Rhetoric and Ideology of Human Rights in the Media

Human Rights and Media

ISBN: 978-0-76230-052-5, eISBN: 978-1-84950-695-3

ISSN: 0275-7982

Publication date: 14 October 2011

Abstract

Increasing human rights violations in the world today and the mass media's evidentiary lack of interest in the sources of these social problems underlie the author's earnest search for a better way. The study draws from the social science literature, while observing and gathering data on media coverage. Data limitations on media human rights indicate further research by the author that would explain the ideology and rhetoric as well as historic shifting patterns.

Citation

Klein, J. (2011), "The Rhetoric and Ideology of Human Rights in the Media", Papademas, D. (Ed.) Human Rights and Media (Studies in Communications, Vol. 6), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 41-56. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-7982(2011)0000006005

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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