“Narrative Breakthrough”: Is the Tide Turning on the Representation of the Palestinian Struggle?

If media contribute to agenda-setting and the framing of issues in public discourse, then patterns of media representation constitute a significant arena in their own right. The most fundamental distinction in the Peace Journalism model is whether a conflict is reported in a “violence-oriented” manner, in “restricted space and time”, as a series of big bangs – or, on the other hand, “peace and conflict-oriented”, investigating “the formation of the conflict”, with “causes and solutions looked for everywhere, also in history and culture”.