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Media as the Message

A reflection on insurgency, local media, conflict resolution and media intervention




This write-up is an inquiry, taking cues from news and views from across the globe, as to how mass media can play a role in conflict resolution in general, and in the trouble-torn province of Manipur in particular. In this context, conflict refers to the ongoing battle between the millions of security personnel under the payroll of Indian government and the proscribed organisations, which have been literally up in arms against the state to regain the lost sovereignty of Manipur.

On a certain level, despite ceaseless social unrest, political mess and overall degradation of the society, there is not much effort that we can claim we have put on, to find a way out of this hydra-headed problem. After years of negligence and apathy, an SoO here and a development programme there only—demonstrating only the vision of our leaders, too little and too narrow—have been the order of the day.

We have even started e…

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