Mass-Media and Peace-Building: Attainment, Problems and Preventions
Mr. Abinash Darnal, Department of Political Science, University of North Bengal, Siliguri (Darjeeling), India.
Manuscript received on August 05, 2018. | Revised Manuscript received on August 12, 2018. | Manuscript published on August 15, 2018. | PP: 30-32 | Volume-3 Issue-5, August 2018. | Retrieval Number: E0200073518
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Abstract: In the present day world, no one can deny that the media has a constructive share in shaping the national policies and in decision making processes. Many formal and informal institutions in the polity are playing their respective roles in allocation of social resources and enhancing harmony and order. Following bequest of new strategies the techniques like sports as diplomatic tools in bringing peace, policies, rewards, laws and acts, treaties, mutual agreements, conventions, non-proliferation agreements and disarmament pacts are still in the progress. With the revolution in Information and Communication Technology, one must pay heed to the input of media as a means to achieve peace. Since media is the fourth pillar of democracy, this paper tries to make a comprehensive assessment of the role of Mass Media and Journalism in enhancing peace and order in the present day society. Also an attempt has been made to find out the possible ground of surface in which media can play an effective and unbiased materialization of its role.
Keywords: Freedom of Speech and Expression, Journalism, Media, Right.