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Monday, 27 September 2010, 12:00AM
Museum of London

The Role of the Media in Post-Conflict Societies: A Contemporary Look at Northern Ireland

Caroline Porter

Since Northern Ireland's sectarian politics turned to power-sharing in 1998, the country has struggled to define itself within its "peace process".  The media serves as a barometer of this progress as it re-defines its own purpose within the newly formed society.  Caroline Porter will look specifically at the role of different media outlets, with particular emphasis on the most popular radio shows, to see how the media becomes a player in the contemporary peace process of Northern Ireland.

This lecture will be hosted in association with the Fulbright Commission.
Other lectures by Distinguished Fulbright Scholars can be accessed here.

 
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Carrie Porter began reporting stories during a 4,000-mile bicycle trip from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific Coast in 2007, videotaping and blogging the experience for the Medill School of Journalism.

Porter studied political science at Sciences Po in Paris, France during her second year of undergraduate study, and kept up her biking by joining a Parisian bicycle club for trips all over the French countryside. The Cincinnati native then worked for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, Colorado the following year and covered protests and demonstrations during the Democratic National Convention in 2008. She received a national Hearst Journalism Award for spot news coverage of a federal convict's escape from prison in Denver. In the winter of 2009, Porter worked as an on-air reporter for a local television station in Topeka, Kansas, before visiting Doha, Qatar as a representative for the Medill School of Journalism. After graduating with degrees in journalism and international studies as well as a business minor from Northwestern University in June 2009, Porter reported stories and shot video for The Wall Street Journal before moving to the United Kingdom to take up her position as a Fulbright-Alistair Cooke scholar. In this role she is reporting on the post-conflict society as she studies multimedia journalism at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.

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27 September 2010

The Role of the Media in Post-Conflict Societies: A Contemporary Look at Northern Ireland
Caroline Porter

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