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On SAGE Insight: China’s diplomatic initiatives in the Middle East: The quest for a great-power role in the region

From International Relations Since the early 2010s, there have been mounting calls in China to intensify its role in the Middle East. So what role does China actually strive for in the Middle East? Following the outburst of the Arab … Continue reading

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The rise of citizen journalism: A three-tier approach

Start making sense: a three-tier approach to citizen journalism From Media Culture Society The rise of citizen journalism has been a central theme in both popular and scholarly discourse surrounding the evolution of news making over the past half-decade. This … Continue reading

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Syrian citizen journalists: Response to citizen-produced videos incorporated into online content

Embedding content from Syrian citizen journalists: The rise of the collaborative news clip From Journalism The rise of the citizen videographer, particularly in the case of Syria, offers an opportunity for news organizations to use this content to provide witness’ … Continue reading

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Is sport above human rights?

Issue: Sport on trial From Index on Censorship Should Syrian delegates be allowed to attend the London Olympics? Should high-profile sporting events take place in countries where free expression is repeatedly crushed? As sport and politics collide, this issue of … Continue reading

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