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ERIC Number: EJ1022643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
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ISSN: ISSN-1740-0201
Education for a Culture of Peace: The Culture of Peace News Network as a Case Study
Adams, David
Journal of Peace Education, v10 n3 p230-241 2013
The Culture of Peace News Network, an internet news service, is analyzed in the framework of a general approach to education for a culture of peace. Its format reflects the eight program areas for a culture of peace as adopted by the UN General Assembly. Among its other operating principles are universality of news with all cultures and regions of the world given equal priority, requirement that reflection be accompanied by action and that news should be positive and open to debate, that "slow news" is as important as "fast news," and that readers should participate by writing as well as reading. The Network has yet to achieve its goal of forcing commercial media to consider actions for a culture of peace as newsworthy, but it is suggested that this will depend on the growth of the global movement for a culture of peace which remains rather small at the present time.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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