Communicators Roundtable on Extremism and Social Media

Seamus Hughes, deputy director of George Washington University’s Program on Extremism, and Alberto Fernandez, who previously headed up the State… read more

Seamus Hughes, deputy director of George Washington University’s Program on Extremism, and Alberto Fernandez, who previously headed up the State Department’s counter-messaging campaign against ISIL*, discussed how extremists use apps, the Internet, and social media to radicalize and recruit followers. Both Congress and the Obama administration were looking at ways to tackle the practice. They discussed how the U.S. and other nations were trying to reduce that trend and reacted to a video clip of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 18, 2016 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 18, 2016 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Sep 17, 2016 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 19, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2016 | 2:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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