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ABC Radio National

News & Politics

Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.

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Islamic State: the social media war

May 23rd, 2015

Episode 81 of 151 episodes

As governments step up efforts to counter IS propaganda, Dominic Casciani travels to Canada and Jordan to find out how the online threat is being met there. He speaks to a mother whose son was recruited in Canada and killed in Syria, and to an e-mufti in Jordan who’s trying to challenge IS online.

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