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Diaspora Media Role in Conflict and Peace Building from the Perspectives of Somali Diaspora in Canada

  • Brian ChamaEmail author
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Abstract

The chapter looks at diaspora media’s role in conflict and peace building from the perspectives of Somali diaspora in Canada. It uses interviews with Somalis living in Ontario, Canada and sources on media of the diaspora in relation to peace building and conflict resolution. It concludes that Somali media in Canada need to sharpen their journalism skills in order to be taken seriously. They should identify the poor, the hurting, the weak, and the marginalised, and put them at the centre of reporting. Moreover, they should give a voice to the excluded while acknowledging that the country is in urgent need of peace and conflict resolution to make Somalia a peaceful, loving country.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced LearningTorontoCanada

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