The role of truth and media in post–conflict society

TitleThe role of truth and media in post–conflict society
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsŠimić, G
Issue Number42/2016

Building the post – conflict society should not be, under ideal circumstances, difficult to achieve. Required activities that should be conducted should also be aimed towards the identification and determination of the truth, in regard with recent events, including the truth accomplishment for all those that had been directly affected by injustice, which should also include the society. This truth that would be (without any doubts, preserve facts and evidence about recent events, once it has been determined), decant into a social context and history books so no one would then be in the position to question identified, recognized and determined facts, including the manipulation with those facts. Finally, society could, based on those undisputable arguments, achieve and accomplish justice level for all victims and community, so the future could finally be set free from the fear that crimes could eventually re-occur once again. Undoubtedly, media would additionally have huge importance and significance in presenting the truth to general public, to whom they address, by creating consequently solid foundations for long – term peace, released and liberated from conflicts and sufferings. Unfortunately, life in post – conflict communities provides completely different scenarios and circumstances.