Fake News and Propaganda | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
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Fake News and Propaganda

30Nov2020
  • 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • The webinar will be conducted in English on the Webex platform
Fake News and Propaganda

Disinformation and misinformation are endemic in the MENA region. Using constantly developing tactics, false social media accounts, influencers and legacy media organizations are all involved in the propagation of fake news. In this seminar, researchers at the cutting edge of fake news analysis, from Libya to the Arabian Gulf, will highlight the latest trends in political influence campaigns.

Moderator: 

Dr. Marc Owen Jones

Dr. Marc Owen Jones
Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar

Speakers:

Dr. James Shires 

Dr. James Shires 
University of Leiden, Netherlands

Ms. Khadeja Ramali

Ms. Khadeja Ramali
Independent Analyst, Libya

Dr. Dhiaa Kareem Ali

Dr. Dhiaa Kareem Ali
University of Kufa, Iraq

Dr. Alexei Abrahams

Dr. Alexei Abrahams
The Media Manipulation Casebook, Toronto

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