Media

Talk shows, Islamist women and post-Arab Spring media

Scholars have analysed the media landscapes of Turkey, Tunisia and Morocco – three countries in political transition.

Talk shows, Islamist women and post-Arab Spring media

Middle East

Latest Twitter war in the Gulf: 'Boycott Harrods'

Social media users call for a boycott against a Qatar-owned luxury department store in London amid diplomatic fallout.

Latest Twitter war in the Gulf: 'Boycott Harrods'

Qatar

This is how the Gulf crisis played out online

A breakdown of the different social media reactions to the Qatar-GCC rift.

This is how the Gulf crisis played out online

Media

Al Jazeera Arabic Twitter account restored

Doha-based network says brief suspension of official account appeared to be caused by an 'organised campaign'.

Al Jazeera Arabic Twitter account restored

Social media

Arab world tweets: Hamas is resistance, not terrorism

Social media fires back following recent statements by Saudi FM characterising Hamas as a 'terrorist organisation'.

Arab world tweets: Hamas is resistance, not terrorism

Counting the Cost

How social media influences food trends

What is the effect of social media on global food trends and should producers restaurants factor in its importance?

The Listening Post

Scrubbing the net: The content moderators

We look into the invisible workers scrubbing the net, deciding what you do or do not see across the web.

The Listening Post

Facebook's status: Tech or media company?

A look into Facebook's double identity as technology giant and social media platform.

The Listening Post

Facebook and the ethics of moderation

We examine Facebook's challenge in moderating content. Plus, the people monitoring the social web.

Media

Al Jazeera to host summit on the future of media

Media executives and technology leaders will discuss cloud platforms, cyber security and how to tell richer stories.

Al Jazeera to host summit on the future of media

Counting the Cost

The rise of the tech titans

A look at the tech giants' earnings as they are positioning themselves for greater influence over our digital lives.

Journalism Matters

Is the media being played?

Journalists should cut through the noise amplified on social media and invest their time in traditional truth-seeking.

Is the media being played?

Journalism Matters

How to fight 'fake news' in a post-truth environment

Though co-opted by US President Donald Trump, the 'fake news' phenomenon is global and weakening trust in media.

How to fight 'fake news' in a post-truth environment

France

In search of alternative media in France

A growing band of activists wants to take on perceived bias in mainstream media outlets, but can they succeed?

In search of alternative media in France

Reporter's Notebook

Investigative journalism vs clickbait: A losing battle?

Thoroughly researched reporting takes time, funding and risk, but often garners less online traffic than cute cat videos.

Can investigative journalism survive clickbait and other challenges?