Media & Public Diplomacy

Turkish Dramas’ Impact on Tourism, Skilled Immigration and Foreign Direct Investment

The study aims to provide a novel examination of Turkish entertainment products’ potential to further public diplomacy and place branding efforts and how they...

Is Russia losing the information war in Ukraine?

Russia’s information war did not proceed according to plan, much like its military decapitation strategy. In the past two decades, the Russian state and its...

Examining the Narratives around Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

This paper discusses how the Western media has used the discourse around women's rights to justify the US invasion of Afghanistan and how that...

The Srebrenica Genocide and the Denial Narrative

Understanding the media coverage of the Bosnian war and genocide may clarify, to some extent, the reasons why there are conflicting notions and denial...

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...

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...

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