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Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

Zollman’s book provides a well-supported analysis of the nature and significance of media, propaganda and intervention using six key events reported in three countries.

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The Theatre of Politics: Politics as Oscar Broadway

Politics is compared to theatre due to the growing trend of passion play; a trend which is argued does not contribute positively to coexistence or commonality.

Defining Post-truth: Structures, Agents, and Styles

Defining Post-truth: Structures, Agents, and Styles

Factual truth has a limited but indispensable role to play in pluralistic politics, comparable to material environment that both enables and limits democratic debate.

From Narratives to Perceptions in the Securitisation of the Migratory Crisis in Europe

From Narratives to Perceptions in the Securitisation of the Migratory Crisis in Europe

The current migratory crisis has highlighted the handicaps of the EU’s common immigration, border and asylum policies and their growing securitisation.

Did RT Influence the 2016 US Elections?

Did RT Influence the 2016 US Elections?

Rather than forcing RT to register as a foreign agent, efforts should be spent on making RT clarify any opaque business and editorial structures.

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Fatal Distraction: Maintaining Proper Focus in Chaos

Will the US be able to effectively focus its efforts and convince the world that its policies and strategies are correct despite the distraction of the latest headlines?

Brexit, ‘the Media’ and the Illusive Nature of Euroscepticism

Brexit, ‘the Media’ and the Illusive Nature of Euroscepticism

Stereotypes commonly occurring in the British press go at the expense of people’s opportunities to inform themselves about the EU.

Knowing War: Moving Images and the Politics of Erasure in the Post 9/11 World

Knowing War: Moving Images and the Politics of Erasure in the Post 9/11 World

Recent films, productions and research have played a role in creating the post 9/11 world and its imaging in the media.

IR ‘News of the Week’: A Student’s Perspective

IR ‘News of the Week’: A Student’s Perspective

Discussing news issues with your peers is an unburdening exercise that helps develop research and presentation skills and builds confidence in applying theories.

Ukraine’s Media during Revolution, Annexation, War and Economic Crisis

Ukraine’s Media during Revolution, Annexation, War and Economic Crisis

After the Euromaidan protests, Ukraine found itself on the receiving end of a hybrid war coming from Russia as information was weaponized by the Kremlin.

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Reflections on Ukraine’s Conflicting Story in the Media

In a situation where information is being used as a weapon, the media in Ukraine and Russia has not presented a clear picture of events, their causes, or their consequences.

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The (Mis)calculated Risks of Freedom From Torture’s Awareness Campaign

Despite its ability to capture the public’s attention, FFT’s well-intentioned campaign inadvertently harmed rather than helped its clients.

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.

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