Anonymous, 3 Jun 2020
Research on Middle East, Islam and digital media
keyword: Internet

Book: Islamist Radicalisation in Europe and the Middle East: Reassessing the Causes of Terrorism

Are today's radicals tomorrow's extremists? Are adherents to Islamism necessarily extremist or violent? Most analyses of violence emanating from the Middle East or from Europe's Muslim communities tend to assume that this is the case. Not so in this book. The book, with a wide-ranging and case-by-case approach, examines the specific contexts of radicalism and asking what creates the conditions for radicalisation.

New Book: Transformations in Egyptian Journalism

The author considers emerging visions of journalism in Egypt. In this book she charts recent transformations in Egyptian journalism, exploring diverse approaches to converged media and the place of participatory cross-media networks in expanding and developing the country's body of professional journalists. She analyses journalists' initiatives for restructuring publicly-owned media and securing a safe and open environment in which to work.

Reporters Without Borders' Enemies of the Internet Report 2013

Reporters Without Borders releases its Enemies of the Internet 2013 Report. Special Edition: Surveillance, which focuses on "all the monitoring and spying" that is targeting dissidents, activists and citizens in general. Five countries identified as "State Enemies of the Internet" are Syria, China, Iran, Bahrain and Vietnam. Five private-sector companies listed as "Corporate Enemies of the Internet" are Gamma, Trovicor, Hacking Team, Amesys and Blue Coat.

Report: Social Media, Employment and Entrepreneurship: New Frontiers for the Economic Empowerment of Arab Youth?

The Dubai School of Government released its report Social Media, Employment and Entrepreneurship: New Frontiers for the Economic Empowerment of Arab Youth?, which analyzes perceptions on the impact of social media usage on economic empowerment, employment and entrepreneurship in eight surveyed countries in the Arab region.

Representation of Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Jul 29, 2013 – Jul 30, 2013
Liverpool
UK
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies and the Centre for the Applied Study of Muslims and Islam in the UK
http://www.mediatingreligion.org/events/call-for-papers-representation-of-religions-in-the-media-multidisciplinary-approaches
Professor Debra Mason
religious authority, religion online, Television, film, Islam, social media, information and communication technology, Internet
alazams@hope.ac.uk
Mar 24, 2013
 
Howard, Philip N. and Hussain Muzammil M. , Democracy's Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring. Oxford University Press, Mar 2013 abstract full text

Report: The State of Global Jihad Online: A Qualitative, Quantitative, and Cross-Lingual Analysis

The New America Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute, released a paper titled The State of Global Jihad Online: A Qualitative, Quantitative, and Cross-Lingual Analysis authored by Aaron Y. Zelin from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
 
Radsch, Courtney C., Assessing the economic impact of the Egyptian uprising. Arab Media and Society, Summer (14) 2011, Cairo: American University of Cairo abstract full text PDF
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