Cyberspace and Propaganda: Israel and the War in Gaza

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Cyberspace and Propaganda: Israel and the War in Gaza

"The era of mass communications, embedded journalism, propaganda and electronic intifada, has given a strong foundation to the fact that (only) the public matter."

Author: 
Jan Thomas Otte
02/2009
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Abstract: 

International mass media, embedded journalism, and propaganda by none-state actors on the internet, social networks and blogs threatens crisis diplomacy. Case studies with current references to the main US, Israeli and Palestinian media sources on the war between Israel and the Hamas in Gaza 2008/09. The article includes some suggestions on bargaining between Gaza and Jerusalem.