Media & Public Diplomacy

The real battle for perceptions continues in Ukraine-Russia conflict

Russia's information operations might have been weaker in some areas than expected, but its info-warriors have trump cards up their sleeves. Ukraine seeks to...

Counterterrorism, Islam and the British Security State

Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui hosts Dr. Rizwaan Sabir, who shares his scholarly research and first-hand experience with the British counterterrorism apparatus.  This episode of Media Mind...

Connecting Thread: American and Global Islamophobia

Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui hosts Professor Khaled Beydoun to unpack some of the ideological constructs behind the phenomenon of Islamophobia in the US and overseas. Muslims...

Al Jazeera: 25 Years of Living Dangerously

This report will examine the corporate, socio-political, and geopolitical complexities surrounding the rise of the resilient Al Jazeera news media organisation. Since its inception 25...

Media, ideology and the war in Ukraine

Western rhetoric may rightly be considered as clever propaganda to halt Russian atrocities in Ukraine, but such discourses can easily take a giant leap...

No Birds with No Stones: Israel’s Policy in the Russia-Ukraine War

This paper argues that Israel's efforts to mediate between Russia and Ukraine should not be seen as active involvement in peace-making, but rather as...

A dull campaign, indecision, and tactical voting: The underside of the first round of the French Election

Macron's bet seems to have already succeeded: establishing himself as a bulwark against the far-right, even if he played a bit of 'arsonist firefighter'...

Information warfare in Ukraine

Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui hosts Dr. Sean McFate to discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the conduct of information war. While many experts believe that Ukraine...

Worthy victims and unworthy victims

Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui hosts Professor Hatem Bazian to talk about the double standards behind the Western mainstream media portrayal of worthy victims and unworthy...

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