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Russia-Ukraine: Navigating the media minefield | The Listening Post The Listening Post

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As the war in Ukraine hits nine months, the news output is becoming harder, not easier, to navigate.Much of the coverage is misleading at best and dangerous at worst - and with the war showing no signs of stopping, even the term diplomacy has somehow become a dirty word.Contributors:Branko Marcetic - writer, Jacobin magazineLeonid Ragozin - journalistGeorge Beebe - director of grand strategy, Quincy Institute think tankOn our radar:One week down, three weeks to go for World Cup 2022 and some Western news outlets are still doubting Qatar’s suitability as a host country. Others are pointing out the double standards at play. Producer Johanna Hoes reports from Doha on the competing narratives off the pitch.Destination Damascus: Social media tourism arrives in Syria:As travel content out of Syria draws millions of hits online, some Syrians raise concerns about its potential PR benefits. Producer Ahmed Madi explores the curious world of travel vlogging and what looks like a victory lap for Bashar al-Assad's regime.Contributors:Paul Nabil Matthis - Syrian-American author and TikTok content creatorSarah Hunaidi - exiled Syrian writer and communications and advocacy consultantDavud Akhundzada - travel content creatorSubscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeeraCheck our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/@AljazeeraEnglish#Aljazeeraenglish#News

As the war in Ukraine hits nine months, the news output is becoming harder, not easier, to navigate.Much of the coverage is misleading at best and dangerous at worst - and with the war showing no signs of stopping, even the term diplomacy has somehow become a dirty word.Contributors:Branko Marcetic - writer, Jacobin magazineLeonid Ragozin - journalistGeorge Beebe - director of grand strategy, Quincy Institute think tankOn our radar:One week down, three weeks to go for World Cup 2022 and some Western news outlets are still doubting Qatar’s suitability as a host country. Others are pointing out the double standards at play. Producer Johanna Hoes reports from Doha on the competing narratives off the pitch.Destination Damascus: Social media tourism arrives in Syria:As travel content out of Syria draws millions of hits online, some Syrians raise concerns about its potential PR benefits. Producer Ahmed Madi explores the curious world of travel vlogging and what looks like a victory lap for Bashar al-Assad's regime.Contributors:Paul Nabil Matthis - Syrian-American author and TikTok content creatorSarah Hunaidi - exiled Syrian writer and communications and advocacy consultantDavud Akhundzada - travel content creatorSubscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeeraCheck our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/@AljazeeraEnglish#Aljazeeraenglish#News

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