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Attila Kovacs, Visual Representation, Propaganda and Cyberspace: The Case of the Palestinian Islamist Movements, CyberOrient, Vol. 9, Iss. 1, 2015
CyberOrient

New Report: Documenting the Virtual ‘Caliphate’

Quilliam Foundation released its new report titled Documenting the Virtual ‘Caliphate’ written by Charlie Winter. The report is based upon an exhaustive 30 day survey of Islamic State propaganda conducted across the Islamic month of Shawwal (17 July 2015 – 15 August 2015). A unique methodology was used to compile an archive comprising of a total of 1146 separate propaganda “events” – discrete batches of media from videos and photo essays to audio statements and songs sung a cappella.

Winners of The BOBs/Deutsche Welle Blog Awards 2015

Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster, announced the winners of its annual The BOBs/Deutsche Welle Blog Awards. Its Freedom of Speech Award went to Saudi blogger Raif Badawi. There were also three Jury Awards categories (Social Change, Privacy & Security, and Arts & Media) and 14 language-specific People Choice awards.

Winners of The BOBs/Deutsche Welle Blog Awards 2014

Deutsche Welle announced the winners of its annual BOBs/Deutsche Welle Blog Awards, a competition held in partnership with Reporters Without Borders. The Best Blog Award went to Mosa'ab Elshamy, a freelance photoblogger covering current affairs as well as in-depth socio-economic and cultural photostories. There were six Jury Awards categories (Best Blog, Best Innovation, Best Social Activism, Reporters Without Borders Award, Global Media Forum Award, and Most Creative & Original) and 14 language-specific User Prizes for best websites.

Winners of Brass Crescent Blog Awards 2013

The Annual Brass Crescent Awards, a project started in 2004 with the purpose of promoting the best of the Muslim blogosphere, were awarded for year 2013. The best Muslim-authored blog is ProductiveMuslim.
Vit Sisler, Review: iMuslims: Rewiring the House of Islam. Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks, CyberOrient, Vol. 7, Iss. 1, 2013
CyberOrient
Daniel Enstedt and Göran Larsson, Telling the Truth about Islam? Apostasy Narratives and Representations of Islam on WikiIslam.net, CyberOrient, Vol. 7, Iss. 1, 2013
CyberOrient
 
Piela, Anna, Challenging Stereotypes: Muslim Women's Photographic Self-Representations on the Internet. Religions on the Internet - Aesthetics and the Dimensions of the Senses (Special issue of “Online – Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet") abstract full text PDF

New Report: Archetypes of Iranian Internet Use

The study seeks to complement standard online research techniques by providing a richer picture of Iranian Internet users. The novel research method utilized in this study features 'archetypes' whose characteristics are described in vignettes, and who are defined based on their relationship with the Internet. Taking this approach, the study considers the Internet as an ecosystem, and works toward providing a more realistic narration of the diversity of Iranian Internet users and online environments.
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