Reconciling Ethics and Policy Impact

By Dounia Mahlouly|August 6, 2019|Extreme speech, Media and Syrian conflict, Research|0 comments

In recent years, debates on global and national security have to a large extent relied on reviving the political terminology introduced by the post-9/11 War on Terror. Discourses underpinning the American-led intervention in the Syrian Civil War and media coverage of the 2015-2017 terrorist attacks in Europe have further established the normative, limiting and often-biased language of ‘Counter-terrorism’. Along with general concerns over misinformation, the threat of ‘terrorist’ propaganda is

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Gabriel Huland on US media and the Syrian conflict

By Dina Matar|June 15, 2019|Arab uprisings, Media and Syrian conflict|0 comments

The Syrian Conflict in the New York Times   Gabriel Huland, Centre for Global Media and Communications   The Syrian conflict is probably the most reported upon in history. As some of the videos recorded during the protests had extreme content, YouTube changed its rules to allow them to be uploaded online. When the protests erupted in 2011, only a few international media organisations had correspondents in the country. This

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