Mediation through a media lens
Oslo Forum 2016 Background Paper
Mediation through a media lens explores the interplay between mediators and the media. In a series of interviews, six prominent journalists – Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, Roger Cohen, Lyse Doucet, Bissane El-Cheikh, David Gardner and Janine di Giovanni – reflect on the challenges of covering peace processes.
The interviews aim to inform mediators about the role of the media in their working environment, with a view to identifying possible synergies in the pursuit of peace. They were conducted in order to stimulate debate at the 2016 Oslo Forum, and are now being made available to a wider audience.