Communication, médias et solidarité internationale : la médiatisation de l'humanitaire dans la presse française

Abstract : As a result of the growing conflicts and natural catastrophes, humanitarian relief work serves a significant role and activity with several implications. The setting of humanitarian action, along side with the activity by the media has fostered an important debate in the international community. The objective of this particular research is to analyze the relationship between the media and humanitarian questions. It focuses in particular, on the issues surrounding the mobilization of the media and repercussions of media press release of humanitarian crisis. It argues from the hypotheses that the media speeches on humanity are partial and strewn with disequilibrium, as it does not reflect the diverse views and all the realities of the humanitarian crisis. Critics have been said not only from international solidarities but also from volunteer groups, academic scholars, pragmatic specialists of information and communication sciences field, political sciences and sociologist. All the humanitarian situations are not handled at the same level by the media. For instance, there were a lot of questions surrounding the tsunami, hurricane Katrina, in the United States of America. But in this same year, there were other serious humanitarian crisis which captured little interest of the media, which were ignored. This work aims to reflect the exploratory factors of this disequilibrium, of this partial press release of humanitarian questions. Four humanitarian crisis which occurred between december 2004 and october 2005 are used as examples. The tsunami in the Asia at the Indian ocean, the hurricane Katrina in the United States of America, the famine in Niger and the earthquake in Cachemire region in Pakistan
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Sékouna Keita. Communication, médias et solidarité internationale : la médiatisation de l'humanitaire dans la presse française. Sciences de l'information et de la communication. Université Paul Verlaine - Metz, 2009. Français. ⟨NNT : 2009METZ019L⟩. ⟨tel-01752637⟩

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