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The Role of Mass and Social Media in Radicalization to Extremism

NCJ Number
305414
Author(s)
Aisha Javed Qureshi
Date Published
October 2022
Annotation

In this episode of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs’ (OJP’s) “Justice Today” podcast, NIJ Social Science analyst Aisha Javed Qureshi joins writer editor Paul Haskins for a conversation about how scientific research is helping law enforcement and other agencies understand and address the growing concern about the role of mass and social media in radicalization to extremism.

Abstract

Social media has become a potent tool for spreading extremist beliefs and promoting violent extremism. NIJ Social Science analyst Aisha Javed Qureshi joins writer-editor Paul Haskins for a conversation about how scientific research is helping law enforcement and other agencies understand and address this growing concern.

Date Published: October 1, 2022