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Counter terrorism head asks RUSI to review social contagion theory

Royal United Services Institute looks at controversial academic research on link between media reporting and radicalisation.

Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu

Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu

Date - 13th November 2019
By - Gary Mason
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The Head of Counter Terrorism Policing has asked an international security and defence think tank to conduct academic research into social contagion theory to assess whether media reporting of terrorist incidents radicalises others to commit extreme...
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