Modern Media in International Conflict Course
On 20-22 May 2015 Lowlands Solutions Netherlands (LSN) will be presenting a three-day, 24 hours, course on Modern Media in International conflict at the Park Hotel in The Hague, the Netherlands. This three day (24 hour) program will provide the attendee with a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon of the use of Modern Media, basic techniques of persuasion, framing, embedded journalism and agenda-setting of the big international operating news cooperation’s like CNN, BBC, NBC, AFP, Russia Today (RT), Al-Jazeera and Al- Arabya. In the course we will also focus on the way (terrorist) organizations like the Islamic State (ISIS), AQAP and AQIM are using Social Media for recruitment, ideological purposes and psychological warfare.
The course consists of four central themes:
- Modern Media and Agenda Setting (CNN, Russia Today, Al-Jazeera)
- How to analyse the coverage of International Conflict. (NET)
- The power of the New (Social) Mass Media; (Twitter, Facebook, Internet)
- The Role, Methods and Power of whistle blowers (WikiLeaks)