Post Tagged with: "social media"

The Continuing Russian Campaign to Divide the Democratic Party in the USA

The Continuing Russian Campaign to Divide the Democratic Party in the USA

Russian bots and trolls are amplifying disinformation in social media. To wit, meddling in US democracy with a seed and feed campaign of divisive messages continues.

Can Social Media Help Develop Politically Active Global Communities?

Can Social Media Help Develop Politically Active Global Communities?

Social media provides new forms of, and tools for, activism but its potential to build a global community of politically active citizens should not be overestimated.

Twitter as a Platform to Reflect Eurosceptic Views in Turkey

Twitter as a Platform to Reflect Eurosceptic Views in Turkey

The long duration of negotiations on migration along with growing economic and security difficulties in Turkey have led to growing Euroscepticism in the state.

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

People are no longer interested in facts. Post-truth politics is advancing, as seen in Trump’s presidential race in the USA and the Brexit shock.

On the Importance of Speaking As Well As Hearing: A Response to Swati Parashar

On the Importance of Speaking As Well As Hearing: A Response to Swati Parashar

Speaking and hearing are not necessarily opposite terms. They are part of the politics of silence and its ambivalence. Speaking creates meanings and forges connections.

@SouthAsia71: Academic Research Tweeted in Real Time

@SouthAsia71: Academic Research Tweeted in Real Time

By live-tweeting the 197 war in Pakistan @SouthAsia71 brings primary research to a broader audience and demonstrates the social media’s potential for research purposes.

Anxiety in The British Media Portrayals of Schoolgirls Heading for Syria

Anxiety in The British Media Portrayals of Schoolgirls Heading for Syria

With so little to go on, the media are left to construct their own version of events, filling in the silence left by the girls with a cacophony of possible explanations.

Young Western Women, Fandom, and ISIS

Young Western Women, Fandom, and ISIS

ISIS women act increasingly as internet recruiters and online jihadists as social media offer groups ample opportunities for the cultivation of para-social relationships.

Interview – Stephen McGlinchey

Interview – Stephen McGlinchey

E-IR’s Editor-in-Chief gives an insiders perspective on the operations of the website, discusses the relevance of social media & blogging, and addresses the importance of open access.

From Citations to Clicks

From Citations to Clicks

There’s an impression that the world of the academic is independent of the pressures of competition and marketing. That impression is wrong and proving more so every day.

A Transnational Public Sphere for a Digital Generation?

A Transnational Public Sphere for a Digital Generation?

The figure of the networked young citizen, politically engaged through a transnational public sphere, is compelling, but other models may come to be more significant.

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