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    • State–Media Consensus on Going to War? Australian Newspapers, Political Elites, and Fighting the Islamic State

      New research by A/Prof Ben Isakhan and MESF PhD candidate Pete Mulherin published in The International Journal of Press/Politics.  Full article available here

    • Perceptions of democracy and the rise of Donald Trump: A framing analysis of Saudi Arabian media

      New collaborative research from Benjamin Isakhan, Zim Nwokora and Chengxin Pan analyzing the coverage of the 2016 US election in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and what this might mean for US democracy promotion more broadly.  Access article here.

    • Professor Akbarzadeh interviewed on ABC

      Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh was interviewed today on ABC Radio on Iran.

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