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Nationalism och konfliktrapportering Fallstudie Israel och de ockuperade territorierna

Myras Waldehorn, Anna (2006)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
In this theses I discuss and analyse how nationalism effects local conflict reporting with a field study in Israel and the occupuied territories. Since 2000 Israelis and Palestinians have not been able to meet each other. The Israelis do not enter the occupied palestinian territories because of fear and Palestinians are not allowed to enter Israel without a special permitt. Instead they met through the media. But as local Israeli and Palestinian journalists are a part of the conflict they report about their reportings may reflect the nationalistic discourse that reign in the region. The Israeli as a soldier and settler and the Palestinian as a suicidebomber therefor may be reproduced by the media.

As the research will show nationalism... (More)
In this theses I discuss and analyse how nationalism effects local conflict reporting with a field study in Israel and the occupuied territories. Since 2000 Israelis and Palestinians have not been able to meet each other. The Israelis do not enter the occupied palestinian territories because of fear and Palestinians are not allowed to enter Israel without a special permitt. Instead they met through the media. But as local Israeli and Palestinian journalists are a part of the conflict they report about their reportings may reflect the nationalistic discourse that reign in the region. The Israeli as a soldier and settler and the Palestinian as a suicidebomber therefor may be reproduced by the media.

As the research will show nationalism carry consequences on conflict reportering. It is not easy for local journalists to be neutral in a conflict they are part of. Nationalism and patriotism is both inforced on local journalists by their society with violence and threat, as it is a part of their national identity. A situation that does not give space for change. Instead the nationalistic discourse continues to reign hegemonic in the region and by that, shaping and reproducing the conflict for it's nations. (Less)
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  abstract     = {In this theses I discuss and analyse how nationalism effects local conflict reporting with a field study in Israel and the occupuied territories. Since 2000 Israelis and Palestinians have not been able to meet each other. The Israelis do not enter the occupied palestinian territories because of fear and Palestinians are not allowed to enter Israel without a special permitt. Instead they met through the media. But as local Israeli and Palestinian journalists are a part of the conflict they report about their reportings may reflect the nationalistic discourse that reign in the region. The Israeli as a soldier and settler and the Palestinian as a suicidebomber therefor may be reproduced by the media.

As the research will show nationalism carry consequences on conflict reportering. It is not easy for local journalists to be neutral in a conflict they are part of. Nationalism and patriotism is both inforced on local journalists by their society with violence and threat, as it is a part of their national identity. A situation that does not give space for change. Instead the nationalistic discourse continues to reign hegemonic in the region and by that, shaping and reproducing the conflict for it's nations.},
  author       = {Myras Waldehorn, Anna},
  keyword      = {Israel,the occupied palestinian territories,nationalism,conflict reporting,journalism,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Nationalism och konfliktrapportering Fallstudie Israel och de ockuperade territorierna},
  year         = {2006},
}