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الإعلام والإرهاب .. على خط المواجهة

قد عرض د.سامي الشريف عميد كلية الإعلام بالجامعة الحديثة للتكنولوجيا والمعلومات دراسة بعنوان "الإعلام والإرهاب..على خط المواجهة"، دارت حول أهمية دور الإعلام بوصفه محددًا مهمًا لتفاقم ظاهرة الإرهاب، وفي الوقت ذاته وسيلة مهمة للقضاء عليها، حيث تناولت العلاقة بين الإرهاب والإعلام التي هي مثار جدل وخلاف، هل هي علاقة دعم أم علاقة مواجهة؟

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Roots of Religious Extremism: The Muslim Brotherhood and the Four Faces of Tyranny

One way of getting to the “root causes” of terrorism and religious extremism in the Middle East is to examine the thinking of the mother organization of all groups and movements espousing violence and terrorism. Fortunately, the history of the Muslim Brothers is well researched. The revelations of the organization reflect a great deal of inconsistencies between the general and the specific: public pronouncements and specific documents, theory and practice, English and Arabic.

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Front Row Seat to History: Mohamed Hassanein Heikal

A well-connected journalist, commentator, and master propagandist, Mohamed Hassanein Heikal crafted the message of former president and pan-Arab nationalist Gamal Abd al-Nasser and defended his legacy long after his death. Heikal’s books were consistent best sellers in the Arab world, and his political analysis was accorded respect. His opinion was sought in hour-long television interviews and behind closed doors in the corridors of power. His influence endured the epochs of long-reigning presidents, a revolution, and its political uncertainty. Senior Editor Abdalla Hassan examines his legacy.

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Dr. Rasha Abdulla, associate professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Cairo speaks with us about her work on big data, social media and the Egyptian Revolution. Together with a group of scholars from the University of Amsterdam, Dr. Abdulla conducted big data research using the contents of the “We Are All Khaled Said” Facebook page. Dr. Abdulla was lead on an article investigating the role of the page as a venue for lessons in democratic participation.

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