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An effective podcast on Bellingcat: "With potential war crimes in Ukraine unfolding over social media, internet whizzes around the world are using Bellingcat's open source toolkit to find, fact-check, and expose them in real time." It features Elliot Higgins, creative director and founder, Bellingcat, and Silke Muelherr, deputy CEO, Alfred ...

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BBC, The Coming Storm "QAnon and the plot to break reality. Reporter and presenter Gabriel Gatehouse takes a journey into the dark undergrowth of modern America." Important in charting the development of online activism, from message boards and chatrooms, through to 4chan, 8chan ...

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Another episode from Spyscape's True Spies series which caught my attention: "It's 2011, and the hunt for Osama Bin Laden is intensifying. Shawnee Delaney, a case officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency, is determined to be the one to bring him in. But her source on the ground - an Islamic scholar with ties to Al Qaeda - proves to be a difficult ...

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Here's an interesting podcast about David Kelly and the 'WMD' Dossier, from the 'British Scandal' series. While familiar with some of the details of this case, the final episode with journalist Steve Richards is particularly informative. It's available across platforms.

I can also recommend other titles in this series, especially on the phone ...

Mosul and the Islamic State
Mosul Eye
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Mosul Eye was really important. This is an excellent podcast (episode 1 now available). I've listed a couple of platforms below, but it is available elsewhere:

"When the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or Daesh) captured Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul in 2014, it heralded a period of unimaginable terror and destruction. A young man ...

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