Interview with Rebecca Stein: The Intifada, Viral Death, and the Facebook Fallacy

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Julie Poucher Harbin

There are varying explanations for the uptick in violence in Israel-Palestine over the past few days, but one explanation that appears to have caught on with the Israeli government and much Western media, according to Duke University cultural anthropologist Rebecca Stein, is incitement through social media. As she notes, the word occupation is nowhere to be found in this new narrative.  Read more