Digital Media and the War of Narratives in Reporting the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
- Main Building, SOAS
- Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT)
About this event
Speakers for this event will present on the following topics:
‘Digital Media and the War of Narratives in Reporting the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict’
- Prof Noureddine Miladi, Qatar University
‘Censoring Palestinian Content on Social Media, Repercussions on Public Opinion and Free Speech’
- Khalil Alagha, Ulster University
About the speakers
Noureddine Miladi is Professor of media and communication and former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, at Qatar University. He is editor of Global Media Coverage of Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (Bloomsbury 2023), Global Media Ethics and the Digital Revolution’ (Routledge, 2022) and co-editor of Routledge Handbook of Arab Media, 2021, Routledge.
His research interests include social media and social change, youth, identity and social media networks, media and democracy, media ethics and media in the Arab World.
Khalil Alagha is Lecturer in Digital Transformation and Digital Marketing at Ulster University. In addition to his academic experience, Dr Alagha has over 15 years of experience in Arab media setups. He has contributed to multiple clients' growth and competitive advantage, including developing robust digital and data strategies aligned with short- and long-term objectives.
Dr Alagha's research interests focus on the intersection of digital media and society. His current research is on the impact of digital media technologies on audience behaviour and society. He is also interested in the impact of digital media on youth and their perception of reality, identity formation, and socialisation processes.
This event will take place in-person and will not be recorded. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Chair: Dina Matar
- Organiser: Centre for Palestine Studies, SOAS and the Centre for Media and Global Communications, SOAS
Photo credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias