Category: Media and Reviews

10th February 2017 – New Book Reviews

Propaganda and Counter-terrorism is a ‘path-breaking study’ which ‘explodes myths about propaganda’ – Prof Alex Law has reviewed both this and my co-authored book Bad News for Refugees (with Greg Philo and Pauline Donald). He states that: ‘Both Bad News and Briant’s searching study of propaganda help expose the processes and sources of misinformation in a turbulent world to the… Read more →

26th August 2016 – YouTube, my Cambridge Union debate

Here is the video of me debating in January at the Cambridge Union for the proposition that the media’s reporting is detrimental to Humanitarian crises around the world. Other speakers were Dame Barbara Stocking, former Chief Executive of Oxfam; Richard Spencer, the Middle East Editor for the Daily Telegraph; Francesca Ebel, a freelance journalist with a focus on Russian and… Read more →

24th July 2015 – Week 1 at GWU & New Blog

My first week as a visiting scholar has been very productive. Enjoying meeting my neighbours in GWU Media and Public Affairs as well as interviewing key experts in and out of government for my developing research. Prof. Entman has been kind enough to let me use his office and I have been inspired to get on with some serious writing!… Read more →

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