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Posts tagged with ‘Coronavirus’

  • Jan122024

    Channelling Protests: How Anti-Democratic Actors in Germany Mobilise via Telegram

    Introduction March 2020 was a watershed moment for the protest scene in Germany. A dizzying array of actors mobilised in…

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  • Apr062023

    From Blaming China to Attacking Domestic Elites: The Evolution of Hate Speech in a Telegram Channel during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Introduction  Prior research has found that the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a wave of online hate speech against targets such as…

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  • Feb222023

    Duelling Narratives of Vitality and Victimhood on Right-Wing TikTok: Exploring the #Pureblood Trend

    This article is the first in a series of GNET Insights about fascist health-related trends. Introduction COVID-19 vaccines emerged as…

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  • Nov302022

    Gendered Online Messaging, Women’s Insecurities and the Impact of COVID on Violent Extremism Throughout the ASEAN Region

    This Insight is part of GNET’s Gender and Online Violent Extremism series in partnership with Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre. This series…

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  • Jul202022

    White Nationalism, Stormfront, and the Extremist Politicisation of Science

    For decades, terrorists and extremists have been harnessing the affordances of media in general, and the internet, specifically, for their…

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  • Feb242022

    Communication Technologies, Conspiracies, and Disinformation in Latin America: COVID-19 and Beyond

    The topic of Spanish-language misinformation and disinformation has received increasing attention in recent years, with a special focus on the…

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  • Nov252021

    COVID-19 Conspiricism and the Four Ds of Stochastic Terrorism

    In the past weeks, Australian counter-terrorism officials have arrested and charged a man who encouraged anti-lockdown protesters to bring firearms…

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  • Oct262021

    Thinking About the Crime-Terror Nexus in the COVID-19 era

    Research indicates that the end of the Cold War gave rise to the crime-terror nexus as states ended their support…

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  • Sep212021

    The Potential Effects of COVID-19 on Radicalisation to Violent Extremism

    On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the newly discovered coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to be a pandemic.…

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  • Sep082021

    Conspiracism, Extremism and the Battle Over Sacred Values

    On 24 July 2021 in Australia, against the backdrop of a city and state sinking further into crisis, a rally…

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