Visual propaganda on Facebook: A comparative analysis of Syrian conflicts

  title={Visual propaganda on Facebook: A comparative analysis of Syrian conflicts},
  author={Hyunjin Seo and Husain Ebrahim},
  journal={Media, War \& Conflict},
  pages={227 - 251}
Social media platforms have become important in spreading propaganda images during conflicts, as demonstrated in several recent cases including the Israeli–Hamas confrontation in 2012 and graphic internet videos by the self-proclaimed Islamic State in 2014. This study examines the role of visual propaganda in the social media age by analyzing themes, frames, and structural features of images posted on the official Facebook pages of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the National Coalition of… Expand

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