Media & Public Diplomacy

A New Era for British News?

This policy outlook will explore the tension between the historical role of broadcast news in the UK and the growing influence of partisan and...

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...

Beitar and Beyond: The United Arab Emirates and Qatar’s use of Football as Soft Power

This policy outlook examines the UAE and Qatar’s investment in football clubs in Europe and Israel as two distinct and developing modes of soft...

Déjà Vu: Disinformation and the US Presidential Elections

This policy outlook examines some key disinformation methods, which were heavily utilised in the 2016 US presidential elections and are part of the influence...

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...

Democracy Between Social Media, Political Polarisation, and Disinformation

This policy outlook revisits the nature of the relationship between social media, political polarisation, and disinformation, in the context of this nexus for public...

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...

The Global Appeal of Turkish Drama Series: A Case Study in Pakistan

This study attempts to establish a relationship between Turkish soap operas that have proven to be very popular internationally and foreign audiences’ intent to...

The ‘Organized Hypocrisy’ of French Foreign Policy: The Military-Media Nexus

Since 2013, France has enhanced its security cooperation with Egypt to unprecedented levels, including the sale of a wide range of military technologies, creating...

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