I am an active researcher and have written numerous reports, book chapters, columns and a variety of other publications. Here are some of them.

Betz, M. and Beighley, P. (2020). “Fear, trauma and local journalists: Implications for media development and peacebuilding” in Journalist Safety and Self-Censorship, A. Grøndahl Larsen et. al., eds. Routledge.

 

Betz, M. (2019). “Safer Together? Considerations for cooperation to address safety in the media support, humanitarian and human rights sectors”. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. and Beighley, P. (2019). “Fear, trauma and local journalists: Cross-border lessons in psychosocial support for journalists”. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2019). “Commitment amid conflict: The experience of Central African journalists covering their country’s war,” in Media and Mass Atrocity: The Rwanda genocide and beyond, Allan Thompson, ed.

 

Betz, M. (2019). “Whither Local News? A shift to hyperlocal,” in International Media Development: Historical Perspectives and New Frontiers. Peter Lang Publishing.

 

Betz, M. (2019). “Media and elections: Building coalitions for participation and media safety,” in Our Answer is Journalism: IMS Annual Report 2018-2019. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2018). “Connecting with audiences through quality journalism,” in Paving the way for good journalism: IMS Annual Report 2017-2018. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2018). Strengthening police and media relations for the safety of journalists and peaceful, free and fair elections in West Africa. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2017). “Media Noise and the Complexity of Conflicts: Making Sense of Media in Conflict Prevention.” Background Paper for United Nations-World Bank Flagship Study, Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict, World Bank, Washington, DC.

 

Betz, M. (2017). “The relevance of journalism in a post-truth era,” in Reflections on Media Environment Trends: IMS Annual Report 2016-2017. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2016). Constraints and Opportunities: What role for media development in the countering violent extremism agenda. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M.  (2015). ABC du journalisme audiovisuel, Nouveaux Horizons, ARS, United States State Dept.

 

Henrichsen, J., Betz, M. & Lisosky, J. (2015). Building Digital Safety for Journalism: A survey of selected issues. Paris: UNESCO.

 

Betz, M. (2015). “Capacity building, institutional change and theories of change: Creating an enabling environment for journalists in post-conflict environments,” in Communication and Peace: Mapping an Emerging Field. Routledge.

 

Betz, M and Papper, H. (2015). “UN Peacekeeping Radio: The Way Forward,” in Communication and Peace: Mapping an Emerging Field. Routledge.

 

Betz, M. (2015). Radio Silence: Burundi’s Media during the 2015 Election Crisis. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2014). From Crisis to Transition: Media in Burkina Faso. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. and Moll, S. (2014). The Central African Republic: Media in a Complex Emergency. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2011). Conflict Sensitive Journalism: Moving Towards a Holistic Framework. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2010). Covering Elections in Sudan: A toolkit for trainers. Sudan Media and Elections Consortium.

 

Betz, M.  (2009). Journalism Training in Sudan: A Move towards Enhanced Cooperation. International Media Support.

 

Betz, M. (2006). “A Different Channel: The Role of Television in International Conflict Resolution” in Media in Conflict Situations: Roles, Challenges and Responsibility, Fountain Publishers (Distributed by Michigan State University Press).

 

Betz, M. (2004). “Radio as Peacebuilder: A case study of Radio Okapi in the Democratic Republic of Congo”.  Great Lakes Research Journal vol. 1, Dec., 32-43.

 

Betz, M. (2001). “Chapter 13: The Responsibility Test” in Alan, Jeff, Responsible Journalism: A Practical Guide for Working and Aspiring Journalists, Bonus Books.

Michelle Betz

International Media Development

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