Multimedia Content Coding and Analysis: Unraveling the Content of Jihadi Extremist Groups' Videos

  title={Multimedia Content Coding and Analysis: Unraveling the Content of Jihadi Extremist Groups' Videos},
  author={Arab Salem and E. Reid and Hsinchun Chen},
  journal={Studies in Conflict \& Terrorism},
  pages={605 - 626}
This article presents an exploratory study of jihadi extremist groups’ videos using content analysis and a multimedia coding tool to explore the types of video, groups’ modus operandi, and production features that lend support to extremist groups. The videos convey messages powerful enough to mobilize members, sympathizers, and even new recruits to launch attacks that are captured (on video) and disseminated globally through the Internet. They communicate the effectiveness of the campaigns and… Expand
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