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Russia as Ukraine’s ‘Other’: Identity and Geopolitics

Russia as Ukraine’s ‘Other’: Identity and Geopolitics

In order to heal the ethno-regional split in Ukraine, the authorities in Kiev need to change their attitude towards Russia and the Russians.

The Ukraine Story in Western Media

The Ukraine Story in Western Media

In reporting on the Ukraine crisis information has been used as a weapon and the rules of objective reporting have worked against the goal of providing accurate coverage.

Dominant Narratives in Russian Political and Media Discourse during the Ukraine Crisis

Dominant Narratives in Russian Political and Media Discourse during the Ukraine Crisis

Russian media response to the Ukraine crisis cannot be attributed to ‘cynical eclecticism’ alone, as the efforts to present a coherent worldview have also been apparent.

War in Video Games – Between Reality and Entertainment

War in Video Games – Between Reality and Entertainment

Entertainment is not, and should not need to be, education. It is the responsibility of any society to ensure that its members are capable of separating the two.

Drones vs. Snowball Fights: The Contested Battlegrounds of Information Warfare

Drones vs. Snowball Fights: The Contested Battlegrounds of Information Warfare

In Syria and Iraq now, the US and its allies are faced with a situation in which they are neither in control of the battlefield, nor of the war’s narratives.

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Review – Jihadi Culture on the World Wide Web

Ramsay’s analysis of online jihadi culture challenges current assumptions about this phenomenon and examines its limited translation to real world violence.

Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Rethinking Diplomacy in the Age of Persuasion

Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Rethinking Diplomacy in the Age of Persuasion

Public diplomacy is not just a euphemism for a kinder, gentler propaganda, but also part of the modern diplomat’s toolkit. This is not our mother’s diplomacy. Today a citizen blogger is as much a public diplomat as any Undersecretary of State for Public Affairs.

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