Conference on gender, war and conflict reporting

Conference Gender and Conflict Reporting

Call for paper submissions to a conference sponsored by the Norwegian UNESCO commission on gender relations in the area of conflict reporting. The conference will be held at the Department of journalism and media studies at Oslo and Akershus University College on the 6-7 October 2015. The idea behind the …

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New book by Thomas Elkjer Nissen (Head of Section, StratCom), Royal Danish Defence College #TheWeaponizationOfSocialMedia develops a framework to understand how social network media shapes global politics and contemporary conflicts by examining their role as a platform for conduction intelligence collection, targeting, cyber-operations, psychological warfare and command and control activities. Through these, …

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Military and the Media symposium

Combat Camera Team in Afghanistan

2nd June, University of Leeds We are delighted to announce a one-day symposium on Military and the Media at the University of Leeds on Tuesday 2 June 2015, bringing together researchers interested in the military, media, communications and popular culture. The symposium is organised as part of a British Academy …

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Books to Review for MWC


The following books are available to review for the Media, War and Conflict Journal. Please email the MWC Reviews Editor Theo Mazumdar direct at if you would like to review any of them.   Digital Militarism: Israel’s Occupation in the Social Media Age by Adi Kuntsman & Rebbecca L Stein Israel’s …

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Mediating Gaza

Special issue of Networking Knowledge – the Journal of the MeCCSA PGN Edited by Nour Shreim & Simon Dawes Vol 8, No 2 (2015) ISSN: 1755-9944  Articles   Mediatizing Gaza: An Introduction Nour Shreim, Simon Dawes A Discursive Analysis of the Gaza Conflict of 2008-09: Provocation and Proportionality in War …

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