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Professor Gary R. Bunt

'State of Social Media: Middle East 2018'

al-Bawaba, 5 Takeaways on Social Media in the Middle East in 2018 According to Oregon’s School of Journalism

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Crowdsourced Twitter study reveals shocking scale of online abuse against women

Amnesty, Crowdsourced Twitter study reveals shocking scale of online abuse against women Read More…

Allied and Lethal: Islamic State Khorasan’s Network and Organizational Capacity in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Amira Jadoon, CTC, Allied and Lethal: Islamic State Khorasan’s Network and Organizational Capacity in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 3 Dec 2018

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Report on Fake News +

Patrik Hermansson, Hope Not Hate, Bots, Fake News and the Anti-Muslim Message on Social Media Read More…

Islam as statecraft: How governments use religion in foreign policy

Peter Mandaville and Shadi Hamid, Islam as statecraft: How governments use religion in foreign policy, Brookings
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Facebook admits it was used to 'incite offline violence' in Myanmar

BBC News, Facebook admits it was used to 'incite offline violence' in Myanmar, 6 Nov 2018 Read More…
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