Ravale Mohydin

Ravale Mohydin is a researcher at TRT World Research Centre. With graduate degrees from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, her research interests include the political economy of media, strategic communications, public diplomacy, political effects of entertainment media, conflict media coverage as well as South Asian politics and society.
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Projecting Power and Territorial Disputes: The BJP and Indian News Coverage of Border Conflicts

This paper examines Indian media coverage of India's unresolved border disputes with China and Pakistan.The study proceeds with a historical overview of the border...

Covid-19 in India: A Modi-made Disaster?

Experts claim that India may have been able to avert the Covid-19 disaster had Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government prepared effectively for a second...

Syrian Refugees in Turkey: A Decade of Care

The first group of Syrian refugees came to Turkey in April 2011.  A decade has passed but Ankara has remained resolute when it comes...

People to People

The basis of the Kashmir dispute is a deep lack of trust between Pakistan and India. Though it may take a while, instead of...

The Kashmir Tinderbox: International Media Coverage of the Revocation of Article 370

This report seeks to uncover the role of international media in positioning and packaging the Kashmir dispute and explores the potential consequences of this...

Turkey and Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Congruence: A Co-orientation Analysis of Political Messaging

This discussion paper intends to analyse the relationship between Turkey and Pakistan from a communications perspective.Turkey and Pakistan continue to present a united front...

Murder in the Consulate: The Khashoggi Affair and the Turkish-Saudi War of Narratives

This paper will thoroughly evaluate the framing, rhetoric and discursive structures used by Turkey and Saudi Arabia while covering the Khashoggi affair.The research purpose...

The Politics of Polling: Why the winner of the 2020 US Presidential Election is a ‘known unknown’

In terms of functionality, polls are being used for three different purposes in the US: to forecast election outcomes, understand voter behaviour and plan...

The Covid-19 Pandemic: A Global Outlook

This book is an endeavour to search for meaning through an examination of possible implications of the Covid-19 pandemic from a variety of angles...

Interview with Selma Jahic, Srebrenica genocide survivor

Watch our interview with Selma Jahic, a Srebrenica genocide survivor, who retells the horrors of what she witnessed as a child.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF02ZvLzOaw

Soap operas, fatwas and censorship: the Turkey-UAE battle for hearts and minds

Turkey’s soft power is only going to grow via its film and television industry, not least because Turkish programme content aims to inspire, not...

The Lasting Appeal of Turkish Entertainment

Outlining regional challenges to Turkish entertainment as a modality of Turkish soft power, this policy outlook examines how and why Turkish soft power is...

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