ISIL's alleged influence on social networking sites might be the result of western hype.
25 Sep 2014 09:02 GMT | Media, Politics, War & Conflict, US & Canada, Iraq
Syrian media entrepreneurs have broken the government's monopoly over information.
30 Aug 2014 14:12 GMT | War & Conflict, Media, Politics, US & Canada, Egypt
A new wave of occupations redefines citizenship and political participation in Italy, as elections fast approach.
20 Feb 2013 08:55 GMT | Science & Technology, Politics, Italy
Taboo-breaking TV show once seen as harbinger of political reform looks old-fashioned today in light of the uprising.
Donatella Della Ratta | 25 Aug 2012 13:39 GMT | Syria's Civil War
Civil disobedience is the only way to mobilise people in big cities that are deemed to be regime strongholds in Syria.
Donatella Della Ratta | 06 Apr 2012 17:06 GMT | Politics, Denmark, Serbia, Syria's Civil War
Activists online TV programmes, puppet shows and paper newspapers to spread information and mock the elite.
Donatella Della Ratta | 25 Dec 2011 13:06 GMT | Arts & Culture, France, Russia, Syria's Civil War
As a result of privatisation and downsizing, Italian communities have taken culture into their own hands.
Donatella Della Ratta | 16 Nov 2011 16:03 GMT | Arts & Culture, Italy
A teacher struggles to help young people caught in a vicious cycle of drugs and violence in Mexico's Guerrero state.
Latin America, Mexico, Education
Al Jazeera investigates the shocking truth behind a deadly Israeli attack on a US naval vessel.
Israel, Politics, United States
TechKnow looks at the controversy surrounding psychedelic science and asks if a party drug can help cure trauma.
Health, PTSD, Drugs
Hungary's foreign minister defends the country's refugee policy and challenges Europe's "political correctness".
Refugees, Politics, Europe