The shocking attack in New Zealand is a reminder that terrorism is above all a media act. Without publicity there would be no point for the terrorist. They are attempts to show their power, recruit supporters, encourage emulators, to disrupt society and to provoke the authorities into reactions that might bolster their sinister strategies. The option of a media […]
Saudi Arabia is a country in transition to a more modern economy and society but still it faces challenges. One is to reshape its broader culture and media policies and leave behind and old system which includes socio-economic restrictions . Dr Florence Eid-Oakden is a British economist, CEO of Arabia Monitor research firm and formerly head of MENA research at JP […]
Journalism is going through a period of disruption, depletion and assault. At a time when democratic politics needs the information, deliberation and accountability that journalism can facilitate, the practice itself is under various threats. What research can contribute to rebuilding journalism and its political role?
Polis is hosting a research workshop on new research directions with:
Prof Pablo Boczkowski (Northwestern University)
Prof Jane Singer […]