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Mediation and the Press – Friends or Enemies?

Buntinx, Kristel
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Report of the fifth conference of the European Forum for Restorative Justice, Building restorative justice in Europe: cooperation between the public, policy makers, practitioners and researchers, Verona.

A mediator with a Belgian program called Suggnome presents the steps her organization goes through when asked by the media for testimonies. Sge then tells about her personal relationship with the press, including positive effects of victim-offender mediation exposure in the media. Lastly, she outlines several guidelines that liaisons to the press ought to adhere to for the safety and well-being of the people involved in the cases.


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